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American social media, mobile device use in elections rising: Pew study

Americans are using mobile devices and social media for election purposes more than ever before, according to a new Pew report.  This is a useful observation about how Americans use digital technology, with implications for teaching and learning. You should … Continue reading

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Can technology save money in K-12 schools?

I’ve been asked by several state legislators here in Vermont to offer ideas on how technology can help reduce K-12 school costs.   (This is part of a larger topic, my role in local school boards.  More on this later.) I … Continue reading

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Talking about the future of education

One article recently carried my broodings on the future of education.  Campus Technology had a panel of futurists reacting to different technologies.  I took on MOOCs, among others: MOOCs are of great concern to campus leaders and stakeholders, from chief … Continue reading

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American social media users, the latest Pew info

Which Americans are using social media, and how?  The excellent Pew Internet and American Life Project updates us with useful information, especially for educators. Some traditional patterns persist, such as youth being a strong indicator of social media use, and … Continue reading

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Back in the bloghouse basement

It’s the end of 2012, and I’m returning to active blogging. Yes, I’ve been blogging here and there of late. There’s my digital storytelling book blog, which was active earlier this year.  The very brilliant (and NITLE colleague) Sean Andrews has … Continue reading

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