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LMS Workflow–Does this exist? 1

LMS Workflow–Does this exist?

I’ve used and taught with quite a few Learning Management Systems (LMS) over the years – WebCT, Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai, Angel, Canvas – and wonder why I’ve not yet seen a workflow model that...

Air, Food, Water, Internet 0

Air, Food, Water, Internet

Air, Food, Water, Internet – Cisco Study Reveals Just How Important Internet and Networks Have Become as Fundamental Resources in Daily Life.  Make sure to check out the infographic too. Posted via email from...

iPad and its touchscreen as a major benefit for people afflicted with autism 0

iPad and its touchscreen as a major benefit for people afflicted with autism

If you didn’t get a chance to see this last night on 60 Minutes – it’s worth it. Posted via email from Houtman’s Thoughts on Education and Technology

Steve Jobs: 1955-2011 0

Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s...

Things To Bring 0

Things To Bring

The three weeks before school starts has me as busy as a one-legged man at a butt kicking contest.  It’s been one of my favorite times of the year – presentation season.  I’ve had...

Technology in the classroom – thoughts on the 2011 CDW-G Classroom Report 3

Technology in the classroom – thoughts on the 2011 CDW-G Classroom Report

When I first started in my job as an Education Technology Consultant, I thought I’d be out of a job after a couple of years because of what I thought I saw with regard...

eSchoolNews – Interview with someone you know 0

eSchoolNews – Interview with someone you know

At the ISTE 2011 Conference in Philadelphia, I sat down with eSchoolnews TV and did an interview about how important I feel it is for teacher to both have a place for their stuff...

Why students don’t learn what we think we teach 0

Why students don’t learn what we think we teach

This is a great talk given by Robert Duke on leveraging learning theory to design more effective instruction.   He makes some interesting points on creating enduring understanding in our students, and how to shift...

ISTE 2011 – Philadelphia 0

ISTE 2011 – Philadelphia

All I can say so far is – DANG! ISTE 2011 in Philadelphia is just packed with great energy, ideas and educators from all over the world. I’ve attended a couple of sessions on...

Advice – bring earplugs 0

Advice – bring earplugs

Especially if you have the seat 36A on a MD-88 – because you will end up sitting next to this: Additionally, make sure to log in to the online seat selection site at your...