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T3 for June 13, 2013 – Subversion, writing, and McDonalds

Is subversion the only way? Doug Johnson writes about the decisions one must make when deciding what to do when your vision doesn’t align with your organization’s goals. Writing vs Speaking John August brings us a TED talk by John McWhorter titled Txtng is killing language. JK!!!. Mr. August discusses the various differences between writing, speaking, and elaborates on Mr.… Read more →

T3: Copyrights, bosses, and MOOCs

Prince George’s considers copyright policy that takes ownership of students’ work One of the main cornerstones of education is sharing. What one teacher or student creates is freely shared with others, for the benefits of the system. Unfortunately, Prince George is currently review a policy that would assign all work completed by teachers and students to the district. From what… Read more →

Yearly conferences

Next week I will be attending my 15th (I think) Ohio eTech Technology Conference (OETC). Over the years I’ve learned a few things. Ignore the vendor presentations, flip through the vendor hall quickly for free swag, talk to the students that are presenting, attend teacher presentations, network and discuss with others. My goal is to learn one new thing, and… Read more →

Thursday 3 for Jan. 31, 2013 – Educon 2.5

EduCon 2.5 took place this past weekend in Philadelphia. I was extremely lucky and grateful for a chance to attend last year, and attend isn’t quite the right word to use. A better word would be experience. What is EduCon? EduCon is both a conversation and a conference. It is an innovation conference where we can come together, both in… Read more →

Thursday 3s for Jan. 24, 2013: Student tech skills, tablets vs. IWBs, and menu calendar

5 technology skills every student needs before they leave high school Jeremy Kaiser writes about 5 technology skills every student needs before they leave high school. Technology moves fast, but even this article which is almost 2 years old holds relevance today. What is missing is the mobile component, which in 2011 wouldn’t be as obvious as it is today.… Read more →