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Bonnie Bracey SuttonAugust 10, 2006

A month after the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC), I've finally found the time to go through my notes and unpack the many handouts and freebies I picked up. It brought back so many memories.

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Chris O'NealJuly 25, 2006

The National Educational Computing Conference is one of the best examples that demonstrates a positive relationship between the commercial and classroom sides of education.

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Bonnie Bracey SuttonJuly 24, 2006

It may be that the study of geography starts as a personal path. My personal geographic journeys started in the pages of National Geographic. I would read the articles over and over and dream about going to the various countries.

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Jim MoultonJuly 17, 2006

In Edutopia video segments, you often see teachers and students using a television in place of a computer monitor to provide better access to visual information. The reasons for using the television instead of the monitor are pretty straightforward: The television has a larger screen, and it can be placed higher so that there are no "bad seats."

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Peggy BentonJuly 11, 2006

The exhibits at the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) are housed in an enormous, loud room with vendors eagerly trying to grab your attention and pitch their products. They range from large publishing houses to new software companies and Web site purveyors to providers of full curricula for K-12 schools.

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Ron SmithJuly 5, 2006

Every semester, I reformat my classroom computers to get old junk off and update the applications. A couple semesters ago, I decided to leave iChat (Apple's instant messaging application) active, although I did not put the icon on the desktop, nor did I tell the kids.

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Ron SmithJune 30, 2006

I'm about to begin the fall semester at Hollywood High School, in Hollywood, California, on July 5.

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Diane Demee-BenoitJune 29, 2006

At a meeting last year, John Gage, chief researcher and vice president of the science office for Sun Microsystems, came into the room with the book Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything tucked under his arm.

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