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May, 2022
Mendacity vs. Veracity

March, 2022

January, 2022
For better, for worse, for richer, or for poorer?

November, 2021
Buyer beware!

September, 2021
What went wrong?

May, 2021
What writing revolution?

March, 2021
Mission accomplished?

January, 2021
Defining character

November, 2020
What's next? After COVID

September, 2020
Out of the darkness

May, 2020
Face to face learning
Technology in a time of plague

March, 2020
Stepping out
Building a case

January, 2020
The mind candy cafe (revisited)

November, 2019
Technology for the sake of technology
Composing new ideas

September, 2019
Simply Stupid

Summer, 2019
Tampering with Reality

May, 2019
Are technologies making us smarter? Wiser? More compassionate?

March, 2019
Escaping Google's Stranglehold
Lodging a complaint

January, 2019
Making Movies
Writing a Speech

November, 2018
Questioning: The Real Technology

September, 2018
Looking back and looking forward

May, 2018
Finders Keepers

March, 2018
The near demise of the handwritten letter

January, 2018
What went wrong?

November, 2017 Finding your way
Writing a poem or a song
The Lufthansa Kitty Cat Blues  

September, 2017 The Old Man and the C
How old is too old?
Poem: Contraband  

Summer, 2017 Chapter Three - Composing sentences and paragraphs 

May, 2017 Chapter One - Creative Thinking 

March, 2017 Who is a friend? A follower? 

January, 2017 Reducing Tedium and Adding Meaning 

November, 2016 The good question, good idea and great report 

September, 2016 As reading goes digital
Summer, 2016 Clever is as clever does!
May, 2016 Bigger is not better!
March, 2016 Smart Technology
January, 2016 After Technology - What then?
November, 2015 Making smart choices with technology
Introduction to The Great Report
September, 2015 Did Curiosity Kill the Cat?
May, 2015 Students in Resonance: Provoking Deep Thought
March, 2015 Picture This
Reading Across a Dozen Literacies
January, 2015 Great Research
November, 2014 Searching and finding what you need on the Net
September, 2014 The videos are coming! Are students ready?
May, 2014 What is real? What is true? What is credible?
March, 2014 What have we done?
The Selfie comes to school
January, 2014 The Long and the Short of It
Sweetening the Message
November, 2013 Good Short Cuts - Teaching Students High Impact Film Making
The LAUSD iPad Lurch
September, 2013 Image Power: Making Digital Images Roar
Summer, 2013 Great Digital Lessons
May, 2013 Fighting Plagiarism
March, 2013 Looking Ahead
Baltimore County Library Apocalypse
January, 2013 Technology for the sake of technology - False promises, false prophets and false notions
Core Standards and Technology
Mind Mapping and Revising on iPads and Laptops
November, 2012


Saving Face - Being Smart About FaceBook
Just say no! What does Google know (and sell)?
Core Standards, Writing and Computers

September, 2012 The Brave New Librarian
Smart Tech
May, 2012

The New Book, the New Reading and the New Reader

March, 2012 No More Backpacks!
January, 2012 eReading: How is reading changing with the advent of eBooks?
November, 2011 Is the iPad a Game Changer?
September, 2011 Escaping the Filter Bubble
Where is the off switch?
Summer, 2011 Stumbling toward Insight
May, 2011 Learning to trust the amateurs
March, 2011 Knowtation
Alone Together — A Review
Laptop Writing and Thinking
January, 2011 Combatting Mental Brownout in the Classroom
Digital Pedagody 101
November, 2010 Wordless is Clueless
Addressing Tech A.D.D.
September, 2010 Over-Equipped?
May, 2010 Studying Complex Concepts such as Beauty, Truth and Courage in Depth
A Focus on History, Literacies and ICT: Bringing the Australian National History Curriculum to Life
March, 2010

Why we still need libraries and librarians
Beauty and the Beast: Using Digital Riches to Enhance Learning

January, 2010 A 21st Century Skills Bookmark
Building Challenging Lessons Quickly with Digital Resources
November, 2009 Flickring Heights: Using Digital Photography to Spark Student Invention
September, 2009 Placemats: They're Not Just For Dining
Review: Media Literacy Resources from New Mexico
Play, Experimentation and Improvisation
Summer, 2009 Making Sense of Images from History:
Will the Real Joan of Arc Stand Up?
May, 2009 A Taxonomy of Synthetic Thought and Production
VocabGrabber: A Review
March, 2009 Reading Across a Dozen Literacies
Reading Between Digital Lines
January, 2009 A True Original
November, 2008 Getting Attention in the Laptop Classroom
September, 2008 Beyond Cut-and-Paste:
Engaging Students
in Wrestling
with Questions of Import
Summer, 2008 Beyond Mere Gathering:
Converting Social Networking into Collaboration and Synergy
May, 2008 Making Sense? A Review of Daniel Pink's A Whole New Mind
What Digital Age?
After NCLB: Back to the Basics of Inquiry and Comprehension
March, 2008 Breaking the YouTube Blockade
Searching for the Grail
The New Reality: Making Sense of the World
in an Age of Distortion
January, 2008 Beyond Powerpoint
The Brave New Citizen
November, 2007 Digital Nativism, Digital Delusions and Digital Deprivation
Learning authentically in the language arts classroom
September, 2007 Teaching social studies authentically
A review of The Cult of the Amateur
April 2007 What's wrong with a cheap computer?
February 2007 Putting an End to Topical Research
December 2006 Photoshopping Reality: Journalistic Ethics in a Time of Virtual Truth
October 2006 Managing the Poverty of Abundance
Feeling Lucky?
The Image Blockade
Summer 2006 Nothing but Net - The NoTime Slam Dunk Lesson
June, 2006 One Liners, Bloggery and Tomfoolery
The Online Professor Takes an Online Course
The Technology Treadmill

The Java Blockade
April, 2006 The NAEP, Comprehesion, Literacy, Technology NEXUS
Creating to Learn:
Has technology fulfilled its promise in your classroom?

A Review . . .
Internet Based Student Research: Creating to Learn with a Step-By-Step Approach
February, 2006 Finding the Deep Internet When You Need It
December, 2005 Inspired Writing and Inquiry
October, 2005 Wondering with and about Images
Summer, 2005 Power Reading and
the School Library
June, 2005 Questions of Import: Introducing Biography Maker 2.0
Singular Displeasure: Technology, Literacy and Semantic Power Plays
April, 2005 Scoring High with Slam Dunks When the Real Thing Just Isn't Good Enough Smushing: A Low Grade Synthesis
February, 2005 Big Brother Comes to School: Telling Teachers What They May Read Constitutional Issues
December, 2004 Cultivating Exceptional Talents with Digital Resources
October, 2004 A Sixth Kind of Slam Dunk Lesson What's the Story Here?
Numeracy, Numerical Literacy and Number Games
Thinking Through The Technology Puzzle: Winning True Integration Perception Management, Misinformation and Foggers
Summer, 2004 Five Kinds of Slam Dunk Digital Lessons
June, 2004 Stuffing Technology into the Curriculum The Death of E-mail
April/May, 2004 The Techno-Savvy, Book-Rich Media Center The Technology Fix: The Promise and Reality of Computers in Our Schools - Review
February/March, 2004 The Great Questioning Press A Road Map for Change
January, 2004 Hitting the Books - Back to the Library How Teachers Learn - The NSDC Conference
December, 2003 One Flew Over the High School The Traits of Smart Tech Smart Tech in Napa
November, 2003 The Churn Artist Cometh The New Homework
October, 2003 Generation 2.0 - Making the Best of New Tools Images Can Make Powerful Slam Dunk Digital Lessons
September, 2003 Pedagogy Does Matter Technology as Diversion
Summer, 2003 We've Done the Internet. Now what? Stories of Adult Learning
June, 2003 Evaluating the Maine Laptop Program Writing the Right Way Evidence, Intelligence and Presumption
May, 2003 The Technology Presumption Focus on the Locus
April, 2003 Questioning as Technology Beyond Bamboozlement
March, 2003 The True Cost of Ownership
February, 2003 Practicing What We Preach The Simple Truth
January, 2003 Just in Time Technology Inspired Investigations
December, 2002 Haphazardous Planning: Trusting (Foolishly) to Chance and Happenstance Other Worldly Learning
November, 2002 Matters of Movement Register Your Copyright
October, 2002 Market Penetration is Not Integration The New Operating Systems - Must Have? or Must Miss? Busted Flat in Battery Land
September, 2002 The Slam Dunk Digital Lesson The Internet Only Research Approach
Summer, 2002

The High Touch, High Tech Leader

June, 2002 The Internet and the Upper Elementary Classroom: Making a Difference? The Medium is Not the Literacy

Review: Teaching with Technology: Creating Student-Centered Classrooms

Review: Bringing the Internet to School

Review: The Invisible Computer

May, 2002 Tech Smart: Making Discerning Technology Choices Review: Learning by Heart
April, 2002 Beware
the Visionary

After Laptop

Is Sharing
Out of the Question?

Review: Leadership in a Culture of Change

March, 2002 Prospecting for Digital Resources Look before You Leap Review: The Connected School
Power Learning at NECC 2001: Wireless and Engaged

Learning to Go

Coaching as Professional Development

The Post Installation
Action Plan

Paper Works

Creating Curriculum Rich Technology Plans
with Site-Based Teams

Traits of an Effective
Tech Coach and
EdTech Program

The Overequipped School

Off Road Thinking

Avoiding Second Hand Thinking

Teaching Analysis, Interpretation and Synthesis with Good Tools

Review: Oversold and Underused

Review: The First Computer Mouse

E-mail Opens Up a World of Possibilities

The Great Turning Point

Payola on the Information Highway?

Beware the Grey Flannel Trojan Horse

Verity: The Search for Truth

Technology in its Place:
A Review

I am my office.
I am everywhere?

Building Good Ideas

Mixing Media and Metaphors

Building Good Ideas - Part Two

Toolishness is Foolishness

An End to Surfing?

Online Education: Eldorado or
Fool's Gold?

Guilty Until Proven Innocent: State DOE Filters From Now On How

Teachers Learn Technology Best (Revisited)

Is Virtual Schooling a Virtual Reality?

From Trivial Pursuit to Essential Questions

Skirting the Education dot Bomb

Weeding the Garden: Shedding the Ineffectual, the Inconsequential and the Frustrating Lesson

The Unwired Classroom: Wireless Comes of Age
First Things First: Networking for Student Learning

Pacing Change

The New Vertical File: Delivering Great Images and Data to the Desktop

Speaking of Fool's Gold

The Research Gap

Scoring PowerPoints

Finding Your Way through Data Smog

Beyond Edutainment and Infotainment

The Ties that Bind and the Links that Set Us Free

Winning with Information Literacy

Making Good Change Happen

What's the Story here?


April, 2000

March, 2000

.February, 2000

Beyond Information Power

Review: The Social Life of Information

The New Lesson Plan

Thinking about a Child's Need for Reflection

The New New School Thing

When the Book? When the Net?

The Software Trap

Network Starvation

What's Next?

October, 1999

November, 1999

January, 2000

Students in Resonance: Provoking Fresh Thought and Deep Reasoning with Dissonance, Contrast and Juxtaposition

The Devoted Visitor and the Visit without Walls

Respecting Heritage and the Classics while
Mining the Millennium

Questions and Questioning:
The Greatest Technologies of All

Teaching to the Standards

Book Review: Silicon Venom:
Clifford Stoll's New Book  

Scaffolding for Success

Research Cycle 2000

The New Library in the Wired School

No Free Lunch on the Internet

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