From Now On
The Educational Technology Journal

 Vol 12|No8|April|2003

Beyond Bamboozlement

We are emerging from a troubling decade of bamboozlement and skullduggery. The technology and dotcom bubbles have burst, the fanciful forecasts have collapsed and many of the false prophets have been caught in the harsh light of publicity.

In this chapter from his new book, Just in Time Technology, Jamie McKenzie suggests 10 Traits of Effective Learning Products to help schools avoid bamboozlement.

In this article, McKenzie combines and summarizes much of his thinking and writing about the power of questions and questioning.

McKenzie 4-Pack
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You can now purchase Jamie McKenzie's four books about smart use of new technologies for just $60 - a 25% savings off the list price of $80 for the collection.

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  • Beyond Technology: Questioning, Research and the Information Literate School
  • How Teachers Learn Technology Best
  • Just in Time Technology: Doing Better with Fewer
  • Making Good Change with Technology and Literacy

Online teacher preparation? Where's the scientific evidence to justify the Department of Ed's investment in virtual teacher prep?

FNO Press Launches Web Site Critical of NCLB

Concerned that NCLB puts too much emphasis on testing and not enough on capacity building and funding, FNO Press has launched a new journal, "No Child Left," and a Web site,, to urge repeal or drastic amendment of NCLB. You can subscribe for free to the monthly journal.

An important new book from Australia with a focus on problem-based learning, questioning and literacies.

Credits: The photographs were shot by Jamie McKenzie.
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