Monthly Archives: January 2007

Digital Video Class Just Adds To My Recent Optimism

30 minutes after Elizabeth’s presentation ended at 3:30 I was co-hosting a 4 hour class on digital video that will meet a total of 4 times. One area my school district has consistently tried to put tech into teachers’ and … Continue reading

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Mcrel Training

I’m writing this from 30,000 feet over the snow-dusted white peaks and red-brown valleys of the Great Basin Desert of Nevada on my way to Phoenix and then to Houston for the Promethean ActivBoard Conference there Tuesday and Wednesday. I’ve … Continue reading

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Students Today …

Do these sound like excuses you’ve heard the last few years? Thanks to Sheldon Brown and Judy Brown for these: UPDATE 1-2-06: Via Karl Fisch – These quotes are from David Thornburg’s book Edutrends 2010: Restructuring, Technology and the Future … Continue reading

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A New Horizon?

Dave and Will and others have recently posted about sensing a new attitude towards education. They experience that change while mainly talking to large groups attending conferences – conferences that are going to draw folks that probably already share their … Continue reading

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Happy 2007!

2006 is gone and a new year with new promise is staring us in the face. I’ve mentioned in several posts over the last few months that I sense a real change in attitude about education. Here is hoping that … Continue reading

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