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This post first appeared on Jen's blog. The Keynote Speaker for Day 2 of the iPad Summit is Mimi Ito, Ph.D., a cultural anthropologist with the University of California at Irvine. Her focus is on the changing relationship of youth and new media. I have been following her work for some time, so it’s exciting to be […]

For my second live blog, I am blogging the master of the live blog, Jennifer Carey (@TeacherJenCarey) for her talk. A link to her materials can be found here.  Jen Carey is the the Director of Educational Technology at the Ransom Everglades School (a secular independent school) in Miami, Fl. You can learn about all the great things she does on […]

This post first appeared on Edudemic. As students begin producing a plethora of digital work – and connecting and sharing that work with the world – we need to take a step back and teach them to think a little more about typography and design. This was not important when I was in school because […]

This post first appeared on Edudemic. “Ms. Clark, I can’t believe it! Someone from Argentina and New Zealand just read my blog!”  This kind of wide-eyed excitement is why I have been blogging with my students for nearly 10 years.  With the infusion of technology in most classrooms, many teachers are finding blogs a great […]

This post first appeared on Edudemic. Last week on the Connected Student Series, I discussed the ‘why’ of digital portfolios. It is imperative that in 2014, students be able to curate, archive and expand on the work they are producing in class. As an added bonus, student digital portfolios help students authentically learn important digital citizenship […]

First published on Edudemic on November 25, 2013 The Connected Student Series: Warning: True Confession of an Educator Ahead...I always find it quite confusing when educators tell me that students in their classroom are reading at a 7th grade reading level. What does that really mean?  Does that mean that they are truly reading? When […]

The posts below came from Ian Simpson’s (@familysimpson) blog – Caffeine Tangent. Each heading links to his original post. Thanks again to Ian for letting us share! #ettipad Notes from vendor alley Before the keynote on Thursday I was able to wander a little along what I want to dub "vendor alley" - the line […]

You can also read this post on Jen's blog. The next session I am attaching is Kathy Schrock’s “All You Need to Know About iPads in the Classroom.” I’ve been following Kathy for a while so I’m excited to hear what she has been thinking and developing. Kathy begins her discussion by talking about Bloom’s Taxonomy and its modern […]

This post first appeared on Edudemic. There have been some questions that have been bugging me (again) recently. What is the relevance of the skills and content we teach; and who has decided that we, as teachers, know best? Who decided that we can’t trust the choice and direction of young people? Why is it […]

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