Epic Tech Fail Day

Inspired by Scott McLeod’s Leadership Day and Tweets from andyjb and stephe1234 I’d like to announce the first annual Epic Tech Fail Day! Designed…


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Epic tech fail: My trailfire tirade

One of the new bits of content that I’m going to start to create here on the Radical are short ‘epic tech fail’ bits that detail the digital…


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Dear Angela,

Sometimes you just have to help a brother (and a sister) out. My good friend and TLN colleague, Bill Ferriter over at The Tempered Radical, urged me…


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Read this: Leadership Day 2010 posts

For the past three years, Scott McLeod---the mind behind the Dangerously Irrelevant blog and one of the most influential educational thinkers in…


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Civil rights groups weigh in on education legislation

With the reauthorization of ESEA in the works, and an education speech by President Obama scheduled for Thursday, a coalition of civil rights groups,…


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Standing for what’s right: Civil rights groups speak out on ESEA

Teachers, through groups such as Teachers Letters to Obama and the various meetings and conversations hosted by the Department of Education, and…


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New stage: Looking for feedback

Having just completed my sixth year of teaching, I am noticing an interesting trend among my teacher friends who are at similar points in their…


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Tools for successful digital conversations

So an interesting email landed in my inbox today.  Anita—an adjunct professor at Kent State and an admitted tech noobie—asked: I teach an undergrad…


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Activity: Helping students find new books

One of the saddest things about being a language arts teacher is watching struggling readers during media checkout time. Strange, isn’t it? You’d…


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Let's end collateral damage from federal good intentions

If you haven't seen it yet, this article in NYT is an absolute MUST read. It is a story that is being repeated (unnecessarily) all across the…


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