Before you discount social media as a fad, make sure you understand how important it is, and realize that it is changing the face of how we live.
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July 12, 2013
July 07, 2013
The Flipped model can clearly be a fad, but it doesn't have to be if it is done with integrity.
June 09, 2013
Last week, NYSED Communications Director Tom Dunn contacted me at school about a guest blog he didn't like.
April 28, 2013
When it comes to social media, teenagers look at privacy in very different ways than the adults around them.
March 30, 2013
Education and learning is so much more than firing teachers and replacing them with iPads.
February 17, 2013
What do our children learn from the negative anonymous comments that surround them?
December 06, 2012
As much as we seem to be a society that wants to share our opinions with others, we don't seem to be a society that wants others to share their opinions with us.
October 14, 2012
If you believe that technology is a distraction and not a way to enhance educational practices, you're probably not using it correctly. • Why do we have to talk about technology so much? • I'm too busy to use it. • Isn't Twitter for Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift? • Can't we j...
June 18, 2012
Parental involvement is something administrators, parents and teachers talk about a great deal. Typically, those conversations are done in isolation. Principals talk with teachers and parents talk to one another and some of those conversations are not always positive. Educators fear that parents wi...
June 03, 2012
"When you see what is right, have the courage to do it". Chinese proverb There are times that it seems we, as educators, want students to speak up on our behalf when it works for us. When budgets have the potential to be voted down or a program may be cut due to declining funds. We want students t...