Category Archives: Technology

high school… via computer?!

New York Times: In Florida, Virtual Classrooms with No Teachers Okay, I’m sorry, but the greatness of technology does not mean we no longer need teachers. I find it 100% ridiculous that any classes, let alone Advanced Placement classes, would … Continue reading

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Texting…

The New York Times recently published a lengthy article entitled “Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction” (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/technology/21brain.html?_r=1&ref=education). If you’ve been around kids recently or have felt the effects of a diminished attention span yourself, you don’t even need to read … Continue reading

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A follow-up to Facebook and students…

A school in northern Virginia (T.C. Williams, no less) is apparently struggling with the same sort of page that I reported to the administrators of my school a few weeks ago. The Post covers it here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/11/AR2010111107177.html

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Bullying, Social Networking, and the Teacher-Student Relationship

You’ve probably seen a lot about bullying in recent weeks. I’m going to throw in my two cents’ worth because of something I discovered on Facebook last night. I’m friends with a good number of my former students, including some … Continue reading

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