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Connected Educator Month launches today

Connected Educator Month launches today

August 2012 is officially Connected Educator Month here in the U.S. Today is the first of the month and there are a variety of launch events occurring, including multiple keynotes, webinars, online chats, and panel discussions. My session today is titled Connected Education and Peer Professional Development. The people who are way smarter than me who...

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Fear is a prison

Fear is a prison

As Howard Rheingold notes, The technology affords an environment in which students [can] take on more of the power and responsibility for their own learning. But we don’t see that. Instead, we see a hype-and-bust cycle that goes back to the personal computer. Look at all the marvelous things technology is going to do! And...