Archive for February 2008

CF: Offering an Ed-Tech toolkit

from CDWG… Offering a Tech Toolkit Professional development works best when it supports teachers at all levels for an extended time. Lisa Fratt  Sarasota’s instructional technology director, Mike Horan, not only bought and installed 3,000 interactive whiteboards in one year, he also trained each teacher extensively to make sure they take full advantage of the…

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Barack Obama

[Ian Bryan] I am getting a lot of questions about Barack Obama. If you are on the fence about him, I encourage you to go straight to his track record, free of marketing spin: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/2/20/201332/807/36/458633  Because I have been watching him for so long, people call me to confess when they fall into the Obama lure. I…

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an example of why we are hopeful… The Green Children Foundation

[Ian Bryan] I remember high school vividly. I don’t remember anything that compared to these kids: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcySaqR8JSM] If you are not familiar Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Muhammad Yunus, he’s the father of microcredit. Sensible City’s planned giving partner for 2008 is Kiva.org, an organization which we emphatically support. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ030y37uMQ] There is a youth movement taking…

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Client Feature: NBC Cleveland, OH

  Technology allows student to be at dialysis and in class at the same time AVON LAKE–Brandon Miller can be in two places at the same time. This fourth grader at Erieview Elementary School in Avon Lake needs dialysis three school days a week, but he still participates in class. He can hear and see…

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