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More from BLC 2008 in Boston

Thursday started for me with a cup of coffee and rolls, checking the log of overnight conference twits on Summize, and then I was off to a 7:30 session by Julia Leong on Narrative Inquiry. This was an easy morning session for me to wake-up…

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A High-Tech/High-Touch Art Curriculum

Over the past several weeks I’ve been moving back into my new home office, after spending over two years remodeling the second floor of our house where the office is located. While doing so, I’ve been rummaging though old papers, tossing many of them, and…

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Are you dabbling or inventing with technology?

I found an interesting article on Edutopia tonight by Marc Prensky titled “Adopt and Adapt: 21st-Century Schools Need 21st-Century Technology.” In the article, Prensky describes the typical process of technology adoption as occurring in four steps: 1. Dabbling; 2. Doing old things in old ways;…

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I think you’re gonna need a bigger hard-drive

Here’s a interesting bit of news [pun intended] from WIRED: The technology research firm IDC recently determined that the world generated 161 billion gigabytes of digital information last year. That includes “all the ones and zeros that make up photos, videos, e-mails, Web pages, instant…

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My Day at the FETC

I drove down to Orlando on Friday for the final day of the Florida Educational Technology Conference. While there, I spent several hours roaming the exhibit hall that included some 500 exhibitors displaying everything from reading and testing software, to various types of classroom projection…

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Special Issue of SchoolArts on Technology

The October issue of SchoolArts magazine is out and features a number of articles on technology and art education. The issue was guest-edited by Karen Keifer-Boyd and me (that’s us on the cover). You can view the table of contents and read a selection of…

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