Category Archives: personal

How We Look at Kids

Gary Stager, an amazing individual in education, and someone who always tells it like it is, has an undying passion for education, and technology in education.  But unlike the folks who see computers either as electronic typewriters or gadgets, Gary … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear

We all get scared.  Often when we don’t want to do something, the core of the resistance is based on fear- fear of the unknown, fear of getting hurt, fear of making a mistake, of taking on too much- insert … Continue reading

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The 5 Things You Need to Know About Getting Attention Online

It  seems like there’s a resurgence in interest in creating more than just text online to drive interaction.  I had a reporter contact me yesterday to talk about the use of podcasting for niche audiences, and then there’s the explosion … Continue reading

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The Best Things in Education are Free

This past weekend, I attended another fantastic Educon, held annually at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia.  Education folks- Administrators, Ed Tech people, teachers, people from public and private schools, authors, publishers, parents, and even political folks attend, making it … Continue reading

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Why Apple Continues to be Awesome

You might expect this to be your typical fanboy post, but actually, it’s about exemplary customer service. We had a 1st generation iPod Nano laying around the house.  It had died and been replaced some time ago.  Around Thanksgiving, I … Continue reading

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