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OMCD

I’ve created my own acronym OMCD – Obsessive Media Checking Disorder. There are many advantages to having instant access to information. Sometimes it is a good thing to be connected and knowledge – like finding out in real time which … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

What is the significance of a name? The name of an item or a person is the way to identify them. With computer files, naming conventions either make it easy or impossible to find exactly what the user is searching … Continue reading

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Technology Goals

As much as it pains me to think – the start of the new school year will be here soon. There were some technology usage that went outstanding last year and there were some failures. Because of both the success … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Ream

One of my personal goals for this year was to make my classroom as paperless as possible. I was extremely successful in cutting down the use of paper. I did print out vocabulary lists for the students, but they used … Continue reading

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What once was just a phone…

To educate myself about the outcry over cell phones and the rationale for traditional bans, I read articles on Textually. Very interesting stuff here. There are articles that provided support and reasons to oppose cell phones in school. This is … Continue reading

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Do you remember?

Nathan Barry wrote an insightful list for wired.com – 100 Things Your Kids May Never Know About. The list shows how fast technology can change. Based on the comments that many people listed for the article, people are sentimental. They … Continue reading

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Digital Footprints

I think this is a powerful and true statement. We need to explain the significance of this to our students and accept it ourselves. There are many things that will always exist on the web. It is not like writing … Continue reading

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