Category Archives: Web 2.0 Tools

We don’t give our students enough credit

Last Thursday, we had a Department Day, causing me to hold a second consecutive class online (Tuesday’s class was online because I was at Teachers Helping Teachers). Since there was a test Friday, I had made the decision to allow … Continue reading

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CAIS Too Many Tools Event A Great Success! – Here are the notes…

Too Many Tools Event Dec 13th, 2012 Sponsored by the CAIS Commission on Technology, Too Many Tools was a wonderful glimpse into some of the current technologies that impact classroom teaching. Google Apps and Formative Assessment presented by David Saunders … Continue reading

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New ways to communicate! (and pretty helpful during Hurricane Sandy…)

Originally posted on Lorri's Blog:
For the past few years, Middle and Upper School teachers at Hamden Hall have been required to post weekly syllabi and course material to their course conference on First Class. This year, I decided…

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Why the debate about technology in education is over

Sometimes one is asked an innocuous question that leads to a good deal of reflection. In this case, I was asked to recommend articles characterizing the debate regarding the effectiveness of technology in education. I quickly thought of positioning somebody … Continue reading

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Will blogging will be the next transformative app?

One’s suspicion is always raised when somebody makes the claim that a particular technology tool will be transformative for learning. What is a blog, anyhow? It’s just a glorified discussion board, isn’t it? Not exactly. If we peer beyond the … Continue reading

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