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How Does District Demographics Affect Acceptable Use Policy?

I am conducting a survey of school district policies. My goal is to get a comprehensive look at school and district technology policies and…

Started by Carl Anderson

0 Jan 22, 2010

Parental Engagement

What do you do to engage parents in their children's learning? One of our most successful ways is through Learning Logs. This is a new way…

Started by Michael Shepherd

0 Jan 20, 2010

Educator's PLN

On Twitter, I read quite a few tweets from those who are part of this PLN. It really bothers me that so much is given on technology and so…

Started by Susan Stack

3 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Susan Stack

The End of Techno-Critique: The Naked Truth about 1:1 Laptop Initiatives and Educational Change

Here's an article my colleague Alan Bain and I wrote in response to a generation of techno-criticism in education. Was recently published i…

Started by Mark E. Weston Ph.D.

0 Dec 30, 2009

The Future of Teacher Preparation

I’m heading to Austin next week for a summit on "Redefining Teacher Education for Digital Age Learners". If you’re an experienced teacher o…

Started by Jim Vanides

0 Nov 30, 2009

How Do You Stay Motivated?

Facilitating learning is a complex task in and of itself. Add with it the managing of people and information of various ages, types, and ab…

Started by Steve J. Moore

14 Nov 25, 2009
Reply by Suzanne Rogers

Technology and Formative Assessment

After seeing a post from web20classroom - I am dying to know how other teachers in my burgeoning PLN are using technology in formative asse…

Started by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

2 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

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Where’s the Silver Lining for Education?

With the cloud of the Corona Virus hanging over us and growing by the hour, it is difficult to see any silver lining. Health and safety are our greatest concerns. The stakes are high and the consequences may be fatal to too many. Anything I discuss here shouldIn the past, many discussions by several education leaders have sometimes suggested the idea of education reform…See More
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Where’s the Silver Lining for Education?

With the cloud of the Corona Virus hanging over us and growing by the hour, it is difficult to see any silver lining. Health and safety are our greatest concerns. The stakes are high and the consequences may be fatal to too many. Anything I discuss here shouldIn the past, many discussions by several education leaders have sometimes suggested the idea of education reform…See More
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OLC Accelerate 2020 at Walt Disneyworld Swan & Dolphin Resort

November 17, 2020 at 8am to November 20, 2020 at 5pm
The OLC Accelerate conference emphasizes the most innovative and impactful research and effective practices in the field of online, digital and blended learning. Supporting administrators, designers, and educators alike, Accelerate offers a comprehensive list of sessions and activities tailored to addressing the challenges and goals of our entire community. Our curation of conference tracks and exhibits promises a cross-section of the prime topics in our field, offering exciting programming…See More
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OLC Innovate 2020 - Virtual Conference at Online

June 15, 2020 to June 26, 2020
Together we will build new foundations for stronger, better higher education environments. And because innovation scales best when ideas are shared, our work sessions will explore digital technologies and adapted teaching behaviors aimed at informing policy, inspiring leadership, and evolving practice at all levels impacting institutions, universities and colleges.See More
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Is Online Learning The Answer For The Coronavirus Closed Schools?

With the rapid spread of the Corona Virus, there has been a clarion call for schools to close and immediately shift to online learning in the interest of health and safety. With all that has been written and talked about in regard to “online learning” over the last decade, the perception is that now is a great time to put tech to work and implement this modern methodology to address our current situation and limit face-to-face exposure in order to self-quarantine a huge portion of our…See More
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Is Online Learning The Answer For The Coronavirus Closed Schools?

With the rapid spread of the Corona Virus, there has been a clarion call for schools to close and immediately shift to online learning in the interest of health and safety. With all that has been written and talked about in regard to “online learning” over the last decade, the perception is that now is a great time to put tech to work and implement this modern methodology to address our current situation and limit face-to-face exposure in order to self-quarantine a huge portion of our…See More
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