Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 27

Missouri bans teachers from “friending” students on Facebook

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Feb 26

“The 3R’s” Using iPads in the Classroom

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Feb 25

MMOs boost cognitive function?

This article is cross-posted from my school blog, Spring 2012. A press release from North Carolina State University announced recently that a group of NCSU researchers have found that playing World of Warcraft is shown to improve cognitive functioning in older adults. Apparently, it’s more effective for those adults who scored particularly low on a …

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Feb 23

Feed fixed

It recently came to my attention that our RSS feed was broken. It now has been fixed. I’ve also set up a feedburner feed at: http://feeds.feedburner.com/EdTechForMe

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Feb 23

m-Learning, or Them-Learning?

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. “M-Learning”, as it was described in The World is Open, is yet another sad example of how the United States is great at innovating, but miserable at the follow through. Over ten years ago, I worked with a PT3 grant project called “M3: Models, Mentors, …

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Feb 13

You get what you pay for…

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. “Virtual Learning Environments can be excellent for teaching and learning.” After spending a little over a week in Second Life, I believe the above statement needs either some more emphasis on “can be” or perhaps altered to “will be in the future.” There is still …

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Feb 05

Free Screen Sharing

This article is cross-posted from my class blog, Spring 2012. I saw a blog post a few weeks back on FreeTech4Teachers.com that highlighted the website QuickScreenShare.com. Since we’re talking about Virtual Learning Environments this week, I thought it might be worth throwing in here. While screen sharing isn’t exactly a “Virtual Learning Environment” in the way that …

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