Too much, too soon?

In my switch from Instructional Tech Coordinator to English teacher this year, I've been riding waves of emotions. I looked forward to the chance to have my own class, to use our 1:1 program fully, integrating technology into my program; …

A calming perspective

Darren Kuropatwa, a member of my PLN, posted this video on our private ning. I wanted to share it here since it presents what I believe is a balanced perspective for those who think technology and social media are isolating…

Interesting stats

Anastasia at Ypulse shares some stats from Don Tapscott’s New Paradigm about the Net Generation. They want the internet – In the U.S., 77 percent of Net Geners said they could live without TV. Only 23 percent said they could…

What are the students doing?

Wes Fryer pointed to this article and chart from Business Week showing who’s doing what online. Take a look at the 12-17-year-old age group! The highest percentage use/join social networking sites (MySpace, Facebook, etc). I hope we can discuss ways…