A December 2010 NYT article by Sam Grobart inspires this post. The first five items are directly from his list (edited with my comments); the second five are my additions. I like this blunt advice for those not breathing from the technosphere on a daily basis. What would you add?
1. Get a "smart-phone." Having the power of a personal computer in your pocket means that you…Continue
This post was inspired by Kevin McAllister's blog entry, "Nine Jobs." It got me thinking about the various roles which the tech department fills, and how I've seen these roles staffed at various schools. I've added a few items to his list and re-arranged them. What else would you add or say about this?
What's on your Top 10 list of free web-powered software for communicating, playing, and learning online? Here are a few of my favorites. The last four are new to me in 2010.
1. Google Apps for Education (in a class by itself): gmail, docs, calendar, blog, video chat, maps, earth, picassa, sketchup, groups, & more, all free for educators and accessed from one…Continue
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1. Teams need a "home page" -- someplace they can rely upon to house all relevant links to tools and resources the team will be using. A ning group creates a nice home page, since it includes head-shots of participants, messaging, and discussion boards.
2. For larger teams, an email list-serve is essential. Smaller teams don't need the formality of a list-serv, but do need to ensure…
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