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60 apps in 60 seconds

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to this blog via e-mail or my RSS feed. I also am on...
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‘World-class’ teacher preparation

When I work with educators, I get asked on a regular basis, “What about the universities? What...
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Three thoughts that are percolating in my head today

Here are a few thoughts that are swirling around in my brain today… It’s hard for...
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Universities are selling degrees, not skills and competencies

Andrew Barras says: Universities aren’t selling skills and competencies, they are selling...
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Responsible educational journalism

Leslie and David Rutkowski say: simply reporting results, in daring headline fashion, without...
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Instead of an AUP, how about an EUP (Empowered Use Policy)?

Most school technology acceptable use policies (AUPs) contain these kinds of phrases: ...
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‘Closed’ v. ‘open’ systems of knowing

I am rereading Teaching As a Subversive Activity, which is a phenomenal book if you haven’t read...
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Picking right answers from a set of prescribed alternatives that trivialize complexity and ambiguity

Leon Botstein says: The essential mechanism of the SAT, the multiple choice test question, is a...
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New resource page: Internet filtering and blocking

I created a new resource page on Internet filtering and blocking. Hope it’s useful to you… ...
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Personalized learning v. targeted advertising

Arguing that ‘the line between educational and commercial purposes may be somewhat...
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