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Weekly News Roundup: ISTE 2011 Edition

    The International Society for Technology in Education held its annual conference and exhibition this week in Philadelphia. While the official headcount has yet to be released, early estimates pegged the number of attendees at over 20,000. In lieu of our typical weekly review of ed-tech news, we’ve opted to focus instead on some … Continue reading Weekly News Roundup: ISTE 2011 Edition →

How to Address “Yeah, But” Objections From Resisters

What’s stopping you or your peers from making a meaningful change in your teaching practice? What are the “yeah, but” arguments you hear when you propose a new idea, a way to do something differently? Rob Mancabelli and Will Richardson, authors of Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education, asked a … Continue reading How to Address “Yeah, But” Objections From Resisters →

Four New Initiatives from the Department of Education

“Now is the time,” said Karen Cator, director of education technology at the Department of Education. “We’re at this incredible inflection point as we go from print to digital.” Cator enumerated the ways in which the D.O.E. is helping to make the shift between the print and digital world at the ISTE conference yesterday. 1. … Continue reading Four New Initiatives from the Department of Education →

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