Monthly Archives: December 2010

Social Media is the New Study Hall

HIGHER EDTECH | By Julie Smith Year-over-year, social media continues to expand on our nation’s campuses as an educational tool.  Now more than ever, students and faculty are using Facebook, online chat, blogs and other social networking sites to connect … Continue reading

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for the Aspiring Progressive Principal and Teacher

TALK OF TOMORROW | by Ted Fujimoto There are specific things you can resolve to do—starting now—that will begin to make a huge difference in changing the education experience of kids in your community. These are definitely not end-all solutions, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from edtech digest

Just a brief note to wish you happy holidays. Hope you’ve had a happy and productive year thus far, and may you have an even happier and more productive year to come. Drop me a line to say hello, offer … Continue reading

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Interview | Enter the Group with Sal Pellettieri

Sal Pelletieri had some bad experiences with group projects both in business school and then later in life as a professor. After asking around a bit, he soon discovered that this negative feeling toward group work was pretty widely held. … Continue reading

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Interview | Peter Frankl Discusses an Absolute Breakthrough for Education

In the past, kids went to school. These days, school goes to kids. Peter Frankl understands this well. Peter is the Vice President, Lifecycle Management for Absolute Software, a company specializing in software and services to manage and secure computers,  … Continue reading

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