Commenting on the Internet (update)

I'm not a frequent commenter on blog posts. I read a lot of blogs, but I don't normally comment. I know bloggers get frustrated at the lack of comments when they know that hundreds...

Our Notification-Driven, Technological and Digital World

[vimeo 35873217 w=570 h=285] Sometimes you just want the noise to stop! A very creative video depicting our digital-saturated, over-notified world... Video description @ Vimeo: One day I got an email, an sms, a phone call, a Facebook...
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Cause and Effect // How the Media You Consume Can Change Your Life

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Hands-On with Digital Learning | Sifteo Cubes

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPmt9RrTXJA?rel=0] Sifteo co-founder David Merrill believes in the power of hands-on thinking. Using digital cubes, he explores how intelligent play and physical exploration with our hands stimulates cognitive learning. Defying the idea that technology creates...

How To Use Emoticons [infographic]

In person, non-verbal cues and facial expressions communicate the necessary emotion to the conversant parties. In other words, for the most part, people don't get offended when we say something in person because we can...

Free Wi-Fi | Friend or Foe?

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Literacy and Media

I recently came across some interesting statistics. Sometimes you need to be careful with statistics because they can always be skewed to show what you want versus what a different side wants, but these...

Sugata Mitra: The Child-Driven Education (TED video)

If you like imagining possibilities in education... If you enjoy experimenting and taking risks in teaching... If you don't mind thinking outside the box... ...then you'll probably find Sugata Mitra's TED Talk @ TED Global...

Graduating with Technology

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Facebook Stats by the Numbers

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Some Technology Boundaries

A little over a month ago, my wife and I sat down to create and agree to a set of boundaries around our use of technology. Basically it was her telling me to get off...