BOOKS AND ARTICLES
Virginia’s new high school graduation requirement: One online course
‘Flipped’ classes take learning to new places
High school English goes online-only in Torrance teacher Mitzi Stover's class
Texting With Teachers Keeps Students in Class
'Banning Is Not the Answer' to Mobile and Social Tools in Schools
The pros and cons of social media classrooms
Woodland School District 50 creates social media policy
English teachers confront 'textisms'
(Our kids will never learn cuneiform, woe is the world)
Will Technology Advance Learning, or Prove a Distraction?
Montclair teachers learn about social media
South Jersey high school librarians teaching students how to use high technology in their research
Engaged to achieve
Diane Ravitch outlines ed tech's promise, perils
JSD: Technology in 'crisis mode'
Pilot Program Incorporates Video Games into Classroom Learning
Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read?
Five awesome virtual field trips
Student Safety in the Age of Facebook
Live From SXSW: Social Media and the Youth 'Culture of Fear'
iPads, cell phones now welcome at schools: Palm Beach County educators relax restrictions, add pilot programs -- Marc Feeman
TED offers free video lessons for high school and college students -- Lyndsey Layton
YouTube subtracts racy and raucous to add a Teaching Tool -- Stephanie Strom
Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom -- Andrew Miller
Public School Crime in the U.S. on the Decline (Cyberbullying on the rise)
Swipe, Tap, Flick and . . . Read? Research on Children and E-Books--Matt Hurst
When the Internet Goes Down: Banning Technology--Peter DeWitt
Lights, Camera . . . Engagement! Three Great Tools for Classroom Video by Ron Peck
"Fox Valley schools face challenge of prepping for the e-future"--
Powerful new tools in educators' digital arsenal The days of 'chalk and talk' alone are over -- Richard Bozza
Epistemic Games Are the Future of Learning, Letting Students Role-Play Professions -- Aran Lavasseur
"iPads in class energize kids as teachers test how to use them" --Kevin Simpson
"iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports"-Christina Bonnington
Neuromancer--William Gibson (and other works as well)
Little Brother--Cory Doctorow (Phase 1 summer reading)
Go HERE and watch these. Very interesting stuff.
The Virtual Revolution -- Dr Aleks Krotoski
Four part series that looks at the effect of the Internet on society.
No Maps for These Territories--A documentary which is basically an interview with William Gibson. You may not want to watch it all, but it is definitely an interesting look at the man who coined the term "cyberspace."
Below is a clip of an interview with author William Gibson (a personal favorite) about the Internet and his works.