Monthly Archives: January 2010

Technology as a Connection, not a Solution

Face Book posting, January 25, 2010 – 2:45 p.m. I saw a piece in last week ASCD’s SmartLinks about SmartBoards and their effectiveness in the classroom. Many of you have heard me give my 2 rules for them – 1) … Continue reading

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“Time Warp” thinking in Education

Back in the days when we used to write checks, it was pretty common to get the year wrong in January. Force of habit. What amazes me is the way so many education leaders and thinkers seem to be stuck … Continue reading

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American Education — Race to the Top in a K-Car

This morning I was listening to a report on the opening of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. You know the scene, every year the car manufacturers get together to roll out their latest models, and congratulate … Continue reading

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Supercoolschool

Face it. We used to be dependent on schools (public, private, or charter) to bring together the people and the resources that would make it possible for large numbers of kids to learn things. As time went on, schools made … Continue reading

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