From Now On
The Educational Technology Journal

 Vol 14|No 5|June|2005

Questions of Import:
Introducing Biography Maker 2.0

By Jamie McKenzie

As with many school research rituals, the report on a famous person from history can lapse into trivial pursuit as students collect facts without considering questions of import. In this article Jamie shows how Biography Maker 2.0 can transform the ritual into something much more rigorous and worthwhile.

Captain Flinders

Jamie McKenzie's newest book is now available.

Singular Displeasure
Technology, Literacy and Semantic Power Plays

By Jamie McKenzie

McKenzie argues that the use of the singular narrows the menu and steers purchasing as well as curriculum development in directions that may be more profitable for politicians and business leaders than for students and schools. He urges us to consider technologies and literacies instead.

The June Cartoon

How many smart boards does it take to change a light bulb?

Credits: The photographs were shot by Jamie McKenzie.

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