Bill Ferriter announces "Epic Tech Failure Day"a forum-cum-contest in which teachers are asked to submit short pieces describing a classroom-tech meltdown they've experienced.
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August 02, 2010
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A new study by the College Board and the National Writing Project links teachers' classroom use of Web 2.0 tools with improving students' writing skills.
June 29, 2010
When bullying takes place outside of school groundsonline and through text messagesdo educators and schools have the jurisdiction to do anything about it.
June 17, 2010
Following up on a big Washington Post story on interactive whiteboards, Bill Ferriternoted IWB scourgeamplifies the case that, for all their 21st-century allure, the digital displays essentially preserve an outmoded form of instruction: Our schools have always been defined by a culture...
June 04, 2010
Epiphany in Baltimore has become so frustrated with his school that he's having a hard time blogging about it anymore: I'm at a point now where I'm increasingly feeling like I can't write about the issues facing an urban high school teacher in Baltimore City, where it seems more and more like "get...
June 04, 2010
What if students were the ones teaching teachers about new technologies to be used in the classroom?
May 07, 2010
Doug Johnson, a district technology director, posts the highly positive results of a survey of teachers in his district on their use of smartboards. While acknowledging recent criticism of the devices, he notes: "When it comes to the classroom, I will listen to the teacher long before listening to...
May 03, 2010
A New Jersey middle school principal wants his students off Facebook.
April 26, 2010
In addressing the growing problem of student in-class texting, a middle school in New York state seems to be taking the "if you can't beat them, join them" approach. But with important modifications.