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The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools

The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools

| July 6, 2011 | 57 Comments

From last year’s ISTE talk by Adam Bellow that’s making the rounds again: The new “F” word is Fear. Fear of using technology in schools, in the hands of kids. Here’s why that should change.

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Content Providers Old and New Partner to Make Searching Easier

Content Providers Old and New Partner to Make Searching Easier

| June 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Google “photosynthesis” and you’ll see a long list of links to everything from Wikipedia to PBS to the University of Illinois, with plenty of YouTube videos thrown into the mix. To streamline this somewhat random page of results for both educators and learners, a group of education content providers is teaming up to create a […]

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Confusion Over Copyright Law Vexes Educators

Confusion Over Copyright Law Vexes Educators

| June 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Over the last week or so, The Chronicle of Higher Education has written a number of posts detailing some of the battles universities face with regards to copyright issues. Conflicts about copyright are nothing new, and even though there are exceptions for classroom usage for copyrighted material, there’s still plenty of confusion about what constitutes […]

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