Blogs on Technology Integration

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Anthony BencivengaOctober 3, 2006

This is the third post in a series on student television broadcasts and how such programs foster the students' academic and social-emotional development. Readers may want to read the other posts in this order:

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Chris O'NealSeptember 25, 2006

As computers and Internet access have become more ubiquitous, and the tech savviness of our nation's youth continues to rise, it only stands to reason that the online experience has begun to evolve drastically in the last few years.

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Ron SmithSeptember 20, 2006

At its inception, computing was about machines, applied science, and nerds. It was a world for nonsocial shut-ins who existed in front of their home-built computers, fiendishly writing code to make the machine do something.

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Bonnie Bracey SuttonSeptember 19, 2006

You always hear people talk about innovation and education and getting kids interested in thinking differently, in thinking about ways to innovate. I am always on the hunt for new ways to facilitate this kind of learning through creativity and problem solving in what I call "hard" play.

You always hear people talk about innovation and education and getting kids interested in thinking differently, in thinking about ways to innovate. I am always on the hunt for new ways to facilitate this kind of learning through creativity and problem solving in what I call "hard" play. Read More

Pat HarderSeptember 18, 2006

Even if I didn't know the date, I would know that the beginning of a new school year is looming, because I have started to have my teaching dreams.

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Patsy LanclosSeptember 12, 2006

It may seem obvious, but one of the things I need to cover at my technology-training workshops is the basic what, why, and how of keyboarding.

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Larry LeverettSeptember 11, 2006

It is a mistake to assume that all members of the school community understand the nature of the achievement gap challenge. Getting stakeholders focused on the achievement gap is a challenge regardless of the demographic profile of a school, district, or community.

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Jim MoultonSeptember 8, 2006

"Saying No to School Laptops: Programs to Give All Students Computers Come Under Fire Over Costs, Inappropriate Use by Kids," published on August 31, 2006, in the Wall Street Journal and written by Jessica E. Vascellaro, has been widely distributed and responded to by folks who advocate for and those who argue against one-to-one computing as a way to improve learning opportunities for all students.

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Chris O'NealSeptember 7, 2006

At NECC, I visited several booths that dealt with the open source software movement. (See my previous post.) I had been using Firefox, an open source browser, for quite a while. I had also just begun to use Mozilla, an open source mail client.

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Bonnie Bracey SuttonSeptember 6, 2006

The Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) seeks to promote greater participation of underrepresented groups in the sciences and to encourage academic excellence for all. It's where I learned lots of ways to use technology to interest my students -- girls in particular.

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