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Betty RayJuly 30, 2010

Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Jim Brazell, a technology forecaster, author, public speaker, and consultant. This is the first article in a five-part series.

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Betty RayJuly 27, 2010

Editors Note: Our guest blogger today is Pernille Ripp, a fourth grade teacher in Middleton, Wisconsin.

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Andrew MarcinekJuly 26, 2010

This summer I created a summer reading network that allowed me to monitor the progress of my AP English Language students. They are reading 1 Dead in Attic by Chris Rose and I have asked them to read and annotate the text very closely. I also wanted to monitor their progress by questioning them throughout the summer at varying intervals and compose a response journal.

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Mary Beth HertzJuly 15, 2010

Since I have started this blog in the summertime, I figured it would be appropriate to start discussing, thinking about and planning for the coming school year. As such, this post will focus on planning curriculum, projects and lessons that are aligned with technology standards.

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Milton ChenJuly 14, 2010

My new book is just out, Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in our Schools (Jossey-Bass). You can preview it on Amazon. In it, I pose this challenge: "Imagine an Education Nation, a learning society where the education of children and adults is the highest national priority, on par with a strong economy, high employment, and national security."

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Betty RayJuly 8, 2010

Our guest blogger this week is Rob Jacobs, an Orange County educator. We came across Rob during this week's #edchat. Rob's inspiration (many commented during the chat that he was "on fire!"), intelligence, and leadership shined during the chat and we're delighted to have his thoughts on this week's #edchat topic: "What actions are needed to move the education reform movement from conversation to action?"

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Betty RayJune 27, 2010

I arrived at ISTE for the second half of EduBloggerCon, and already the room was buzzing with creativity and innovation. Presenters were showing some useful (and fun!) new tech tools. I've added a summary of those at the end of this post.

But once the afternoon sessions got underway, three main themes started to emerge:

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Betty RayJune 7, 2010

Editor's Note: This article was updated on December 7, 2012.

For many people, Twitter conjures up the worst of the internet: disjointed, meaningless phrases, unrecognizable abbreviations, and endless drivel about where someone's getting their double mocha today.

So, Why Tweet?!?!

For the inquisitive educator, there are some jewels herein that can lead to stimulating discussions, new resources, and an ongoing supportive network. You just have to know where to look.

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