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Featured Blog Posts – May 2011 Archive (2)

Twitter, Simply Complicated.

May 12, 2011 

Twitter’s biggest obstacle to being the number one tool of Professional Development for educators is Twitter. It is a simple tool, based on a simple idea, which is complicated by its simplicity. To use twitter is to get it. To explain Twitter is a losing proposition. Twitter’s reputation as an application is its worst enemy. It has been the brunt of comedians’…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on May 14, 2011 at 9:38pm — 2 Comments

Understanding CIPA to Fight the Filter

I've created this SlideShare presentation to explain the Children's Internet Protection Act, the federal law known as CIPA that is the reason why many schools filter Internet access, many to an absurd degree.

I express the view that (i) the FCC expects a good faith and reasonable approach to filtering, but has no interest in policing the effectiveness or appropriateness of any…

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Added by Mark Moran on May 9, 2011 at 10:11pm — 1 Comment

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