Why "I Don't Do Technology" Isn't Acceptable

Imagine an episode of CSI where the main character doesn’t “do” technology: “Tonight, on CSI: Miami, Horatio Caine investigates a brutal crime wave using only his wits and his sunglasses. He matches fingerprints, tire tracks, and fiber samples…by hand! His new...

ISTE 2010: Emerging Themes

Two themes are emerging in what I’m learning here at ISTE 2010. These aren’t new ideas by any stretch, even to me. It’s just that they are being driven home in very powerful and deep ways. The world is small and flat. Not precisely in the sense that Thomas Friedman...

ISTE 2010: Day 1

So here I am, sitting in the Blogger’s Cafe at the ISTE Conference, a place that until now has existed only in myth and legend. This is, depending on how you count it, either my first or my third ISTE. Two years ago, I attended NECC 2008, but only...

Tech Tools: Student Blogging

Image by Ingwii via Flickr Let me just say up front that I know I’m hardly the first person to address this topic, and I’m sure I won’t be the last. In fact, so much has already been written on the subject of student blogging that I’m not going to spend time...