Blogs on Technology Integration

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Owen EdwardsSeptember 25, 2009

And now a few words about the book, that ancient medium we've all encountered, with ink on paper pages, a front and back cover, and pleasure, or knowledge, or provocation, or even a certain necessary tedium stored within.

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Jim MoultonSeptember 11, 2009

Editor's Note: Updated May 26, 2011

I like words. I do a lot of writing and public speaking, so this makes sense. Do you like words? Do you wish your students liked words more? I thought it might be helpful to share some of my favorite word-centric, Web-based resources, and see what other folks can share back.

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Heather Wolpert-GawronSeptember 9, 2009

So, President Obama addressed the children of our schools on Tuesday, speaking about the value of education and encouraging students to work hard. The controversy leading up to the live speech really made me see red, not about those who instigated it but about those who gave in to its blackmail of bias.

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EdutopiaAugust 17, 2009

U.S. Department of Education efforts to invest $650 million in innovative projects for public education are picking up steam this week. Duncan will make a long-awaited speech Thursday defining innovation and laying out the criteria the department will be looking for in granting the money.

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Ben JohnsonJuly 29, 2009

I would like to do an interesting visual exercise with you. I'd like you to imagine that on a blackboard with a piece of chalk, I draw a horizontal line all the way across the board.

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Bob LenzJuly 23, 2009

This is the second part of a two-part blog entry. Read part one.

Academic content knowledge is usually measured in a number of ways, from papers, tests, and quizzes to more comprehensive assessment tools like the California Standards Test. At Envision Schools, we rely on a rigorous evaluation system designed to measure not only content mastery through traditional assessment tools but also college readiness.

This is the second part of a two-part blog entry. Read part one.

Academic content knowledge is usually measured in a number of ways, from papers, tests, and quizzes to more comprehensive assessment tools like the California Standards Test. At Envision Schools, we rely on a rigorous evaluation system designed to measure not only content mastery through traditional assessment tools but also college readiness. Read More

Bob LenzJuly 15, 2009

Here, in California, another school year has finally dipped into the cool, blue Pacific. I've been reflecting on all that we've accomplished this year, including the fact that more than 90 percent of our graduating seniors will be going to college. I also can't help but think about everything that goes into the rite of passage that is graduation at Envision Schools.

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Jim MoultonJuly 10, 2009

As I've mentioned before, I think one of the big problems with making best use of technology in the classroom is the richness of the possibilities. They can be overwhelming, as I described in an earlier Edutopia.org post.

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EdutopiaJuly 8, 2009

We love feedback about how our content is being used. To that end, we are honored to be referenced in a recent post by Henry Jenkins, one of the most well-respected media researchers in the world, on his blog Confessions of an Aca-Fan.

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