Justin Reich aims to bridge the gap between ed-tech researchers and teachers using technology in their classrooms.
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April 09, 2012
March 26, 2012
Stephanie Abrams, a former TV reporter for CBS in Los Angeles, will head the district's increased forray into Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube interaction.
March 13, 2012
Salman Khan's speech at a conference last year perhaps inspired the YouTube idea.
March 10, 2012
The Internet doesn't increase bullying, Danah Boyd argues, attitudes toward it increases the fear and misunderstanding about what teens are exposed to.
March 05, 2012
Prominent Edublogger Alexander Russo, somewhat reluctantly, has jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon, creating a pinboard called "Hot for Education 2012." (Why am I not surprised to see our tireless teacher-blogger Larry Ferlazzo up there?) Pinterest, if you're not familiar with it, is the latest soc...
February 28, 2012
The Chicago Tribune has a story on the apparently growing use of Twitter in 1st grade classrooms. According the article, some early-grades teachers have their students using the micro-blogging tool, as well as other kid-friendly blogging programs, to do things like send daily updates to parents or s...
January 18, 2012
As you probably know by now--thanks to either the widespread media coverage or a failed Internet search this morning--Wikipedia and several other websites instituted a 24-hour blackout today in protest of two anti-piracy bills under consideration in Congress.
January 12, 2012
The question is one that Harvard Graduate School of Education doctoral candidate Justin Reich is exploring in his research.
December 19, 2011
Designers of the new pilot social network say its intentions are to facilitate education and nothing more.
December 14, 2011
Siobhan Curious posts an e-mail from a fellow English teacher who, try as she might, is having a difficult time stomaching all the poor usage and grammer on Facebook and other social-networking sites.