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Epic Tech Fail: Out of the Box Day

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

This morning, while browsing through my overflowing RSS reader,  I was delighted to learn that Bill Ferriter, our favorite  Tempered Radical, is calling for the first ever Epic Tech Fail Day.   As Bill explains in his post: “Designed as an effort to raise awareness about the importance of being digitally resilient in the 21st Century [...]

Blind Men, Elephants, and Cognitive Tools

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

When my children were younger, their bedtime routine invariably included a nightly story or two, and one of their favorites was the well-worn tale of the blind men and the elephant. As the Hindu fable goes, a group of blind men touch an elephant to learn what it is like.  Each touches a different part, [...]

Year 1 of 1:1–Faculty Reflections

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Last week I shared the students’ perceptions regarding the first year of our 1:1 Tablet PC learning initiative, and now it’s time to pass along what the faculty and I have gleaned over the last 10 months.  It’s always challenging to summarize the opinions of educators, but there were a few major points of consistency [...]