Monthly Archives: November 2010

Arne Duncan’s Nose

Arne Duncan had a few self-deprecating zings before releasing the finalized version of the National Education Technology Plan 2010, the first plan since the 2004 plan. “I first want to apologize for my broken nose,” said Duncan, speaking to the State … Continue reading

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Interview | The Original Chris Caren

Chris Caren is the President and CEO of Turnitin, a company dedicated to originality checking and plagiarism prevention. Chris joined iParadigms, the company behind Turnitin, in 2009 as President and Chief Executive Officer. His career has focused on software businesses … Continue reading

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Know a Tech-Savvy High School Senior?

Feeling helpful today? Got a student who likes computer science and engineering? The Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC), a council of senior-level government executives wants to give away money. They’re calling for nominations for their annual scholarship program, which … Continue reading

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National EdTech Plan 2010: Useful?

The U.S. Department of Education started development of the 2010 plan in Spring 2009 (the last national education technology plan was published in 2004). The final version was published in November 2010 with a goal of creating a vision for strategic … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of a Next-Generation ‘Teacher’

TALK OF TOMORROW | by Ted Fujimoto Wake up to 2040, where a New York Certified Success Coach helps her student teams work through project-based lessons. In a condo overlooking the Hudson River in New York, the morning alarm on … Continue reading

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