Tag Archives: technology

The Death of Conversation: “r u there?”

I am wondering what is happening to the art of conversation. The other day, I saw two students sitting together in the cafeteria having lunch. That is not unusual; however, both of them were texting on their cell phones and not speaking to each other. Be honest, how many of you have been in that […]

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Technology Use 100 Years Ago

Times have changed for the world of technology over the past 100 years. Much of the work in our classrooms is guided by the teaching and learning opportunities provided by the teacher. Over the past decade much of this work has been changed as we transition into a much more technological, global society. A quick […]

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Responsibility and Educational Technologies

As the week of festivities at the MA New Literacies Institute (NLI) 2012 wraps up I’ve taken some time to reflect on the events of the week. One common thread that has me thinking as I’ve made my way back from Cambridge is the role of responsibility of teachers as they make room for technology […]

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I blog, therefore I am

As we search and sift while reading online we’re confronted by an endless torrent of text, hypertext, and multimodal content. As technology progresses, this information source ebbs and flows, but for the most part we’re witnessing the evolution of what will become a steady stream of CONTENT that we’ll use as the dominant text for […]

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Overcoming Challenges – Yelena Kholod

This week, Yelena writes about overcoming the challenge of  unfamiliar technology, both by independently researching and learning and by asking coworkers and advisers for help.

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