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Online Education – It’s There For The Taking

Online education provides students many opportunities to learn and to expand their horizons. I just finished teaching a student English on eduFire.com. The student lives in Spain and I taught from Boston. It was a conversation class and the topic … Continue reading

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Rewired: Rewire the teacher/student relationship?

From my Books I Am Reading blog. What I enjoy most about Rewired is that it forces me to think about the issue of technology and learning. I face this issue daily as do many teachers with students texting in class. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Women are better students

Women are better students than men. Last summer, in one of my classes, the male students were either absent or skipped. All of my female students attended. There was no goofing off, no behavior problems, just a group of serious … Continue reading

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Rewired

The following excerpt is from another blog of mine. I’m in the process of reading Rewired. While we know that children are wired to technology, this book brings up an interesting fact – many of today’s grammar school students have … Continue reading

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Khan Academy

There are many examples of online learning sites. eduFire uses live video learning. Grokit uses a game environment. Curriki shares lesson plans and curricula. Khan Academy shares a content-rich set of videos. “The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Salman … Continue reading

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The Digital Napkin

The DigitalNapkin applies technology to the simple act of wiping your face as you eat. This reusable, recyclable tool analyzes the angle of each face wipe to minimize the number of wipes needed allowing you to get the maximum number of wipes … Continue reading

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Free Class – Can I Help Your Cause

In my last post, I wrote about how I am donating percentages of my profits from Juice Plus to help worthy organizations. So, what is JuicePlus? Please feel free to attend a free, virtual class and learn about this product. … Continue reading

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