Tag Archives: Technology

Arne Duncan Declares August as “Connected Educator Month”

This came across my desk on June 26, 2012, but ended up hiding in my “draft” posts. However, I want to share it with all educators, as the month-long event is still weeks away. August will be “Connected Educator Month,” … Continue reading

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Role of Technology is Spurring Student Achievement, Supporting Education Reform Efforts

Today’s U.S. Department of Education Daily Digest Bulletin in my inbox included a link to an educational event. Few of us will make it to Aspen to attend, but here are the highlights of one session addressing the role of technology … Continue reading

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Reblogging (not necessarily agreeing): Why Twitter and Facebook Are Not Good Instructional Tools

The link below is to an interesting post from an individual who is having trouble (I think) figuring out creative ways to use the newest media and technology as part of the educational process–like math, science, social studies, English, etc. … Continue reading

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Marketing on Mobile Devices–Maybe for Books, Too?

Below is a link that takes you to a Google AdSense blog. Every Monday, the blog is dedicated to helping you improve your online sales of products and services. A lot of the posts address enough business-related information to make … Continue reading

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Cheaper iPad 2 and Kindle Fire sales

If you are following my diary of learning to publish for Kindle, then you know that there are other places to epublish besides at Amazon.com. If you have also been following the tech news, you are aware that Kindle Fire … Continue reading

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Moodle, Moodle Reader–More Free Internet Stuff for Teaching!

I’m on a roll this week in terms of sharing articles and blog posts with you! This one caught my interest because of the educational implications of Moodle Reader, an easily accessible “plug-in” for Moodle, an open-source course management system. … Continue reading

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Emily Wall: Facebooking With Students?

  Some of us have no problem with friending students on Facebook. Others of us are not so sure this is a good idea. In her blog post, Emily Wall poses the pros and cons of interacting with students using … Continue reading

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Fixing Education: Google’s Educational Uses

Just the other day, I came across this web site that talks about school-related Google tools. With the popularity of iPads and iPhones, though, I don’t know how helpful this article is. However, if you’ve been looking for some easy … Continue reading

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Classroom Management–Part 6

Can the Internet, blogging, IMs, Texting, Chats, etc., be used as classroom management techniques? Yes. At least, that’s what I believe. But link to the site below. This post links, in turn, to an item from the Huffington Post (which … Continue reading

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