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April 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Yahoo has a special search for materials under Creative Commons license

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The search page offers two additional filters.
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Added by Jacky Hood on April 30, 2009 at 10:52am — 1 Comment

Integrating Technology and Teacher Collaboration

April 24, 2009



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Added by Nellie Deutsch on April 23, 2009 at 5:56am — No Comments

Presentation at FDU (NJ)

April 2010

I attended and did a presentation at an NJEDge.Net's Educational Activities Task Force event last April that was an exploration of all things e-reader, e-book, e-textbook held at Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ. It was just at the time of the iPad release which heated up the conversations about these formats generally and adds yet another possibility to what schools might be considering.

There were reports on eReader pilot projects at Fairleigh Dickinson,…

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Added by Ken Ronkowitz on April 20, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Please vote! Smarthistory.org has been nominated for a Webby!

Smarthistory.org is a Webby nominee!!! This is a REALLY BIG DEAL (for us) since we are one of only five education sites nominated by the official judges (there were nearly 10,000 entries overall). Go to pv.webbyawards.com and scroll down to "society" and then "education." Thanks to all.

Added by Dr. Steven Zucker on April 18, 2009 at 5:52pm — 2 Comments

Chancellor Martha J. Kanter of Foothill-De Anza Community College District , as U.S. under secretary of education

Excerpted from Inside Higher Ed, April 2

President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan will nominate Chancellor Martha J. Kanter of Foothill-De Anza Community College District , as U.S. under secretary of education, which is the second- or third-highest ranking position in the Education Department. The nomination was made official Wednesday evening, hours after Duncan, apparently prematurely, let slip news of the nomination during a speech to a meeting of Ohio college presidents… Continue

Added by Crystal Huang on April 2, 2009 at 7:29pm — No Comments

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