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Ban cellphones, Internet use in children’s and teenagers’ bedrooms, U.S. doctors urge parents

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An influential U.S. pediatricians group says parents need to know that unrestricted media use can have health consequences for children and teenagers alike

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Technology could be overstimulating.  Really? 

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Posted by on October 30, 2013 in Technology

 

Integrating Technology

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4Teachers.org: Helping Teachers Integrate Technology into the Classroom.

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Is your school assessing educators and staff for their tech knowledge?  If not, why not?  How are you getting a baseline assessment to help your staff?

See on www.4teachers.org

 
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Posted by on October 30, 2013 in Technology

 

Fluency21 – Committed Sardine Blog

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Thinking outside of the can! 

The 21st Century Fluency Project is all about change. In today’s world new technologies allow us to go places and do things that would have been unimaginable even a few short years ago. 

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

A great blog to keep checking up on and coming back to.

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Posted by on October 30, 2013 in Technology

 

A Modern iPad Workflow For Students And Teachers – Edudemic

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In order to effectively use iPads in education, you probably need a modern iPad workflow that works for both teachers and students alike.

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Interesting choice of apps in their diagram.  These are the same apps that I would choose as necessary because they are versatile and non-limiting.

See on www.edudemic.com

 
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Posted by on October 29, 2013 in Technology

 

Schools cross the digital divide – National – NZ Herald News

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Every New Zealand classroom will soon have access to digital devices – opening up huge learning opportunities, but also a risk of another digital divide. – New Zealand Herald

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

This is an interesting article that reinforces the idea that media cannot strengthen learning without support and proper instructional design.

See on www.nzherald.co.nz

 
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Posted by on October 29, 2013 in Technology

 

Stimulant

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aims to inspire ad industry creatives and anyone whose profession involves marketing and creativity

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Check out the Random Cool section.

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Posted by on October 27, 2013 in Technology

 

Five Reasons to Stop Saying “Good Job!”

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articles by alfie kohn

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

An interesting article that looks at the downside of some positive reinforcements.  

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Posted by on October 27, 2013 in Technology

 
 
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