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Thanks for a lot of thought provoking ideas. Several things you said set the day alight.

Articles in Publications

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Accomplishment-Based Education (in ASCD Express, 2015)
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Our Brains Extended (in Educational Leadership, March 2013)
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Turning On The Lights — Will we continue to trap our kids in the past? (in Educational Leadership, March 2008)
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On Being Disrespected — (In Educational Leadership, October 2006)
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Listen to the Natives — (in Educational Leadership, December 2005/January 2006)

 

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Programming Is the New Literacy — Power will soon belong to those who can master a variety of expressive human-machine interactions. (In Edutopia, Feb 2008)
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The Twenty-First-Century Digital Learner – How tech-obsessed iKids would improve our schools (in Edutopia, June 2008)
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Simulation Nation — Inventive computer sims can turn dull lessons into hyperreal experiences — If we can get educators to use them. (In Edutopia, March 2007)
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Shaping Tech for the Classroom — 21st-century schools need 21st-century technology (in Edutopia, December 2005)

 

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Column: “New Issues, New Answers”
 
2016

New Uses of Video in Education Video Selfies for Communication; Video Portfolios for Evaluation (In Educational Technology Nov-Dec 2016)
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“Moonshot Mondays” An exciting and doable first step to the future (In Educational Technology Sep-Oct 2016)
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Real, World-Improving Projects Kids adding value to the world (In Educational Technology Mar-Apr 2016)
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Vaulting the Cusp? Ed Tech in Silicon Valley (In Educational Technology Jan-Feb 2016)

2015

Perspectives on Assessment (In Educational Technology Nov-Dec 2015)
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Technology as an Amplifier (in Educational Technology Sept-Oct 2015)
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Our New Global Empowered Kids (in Educational Technology Jul-Aug 2015)
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Technology as Mask? (in Educational Technology May-Jun 2015)
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Do Schools Disappear, or Do Classrooms? (In Educational Technology Mar-Apr 2015)
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Innovating With Future Technologies (In Educational Technology Jan-Feb 2015)

2014

Feeling Like a Beginner (In Educational Technology Nov-Dec 2014)
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Automating Repetition (In Educational Technology Sep-Oct 2014)
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The Real Importance of Facebook (In Educational Technology July-Aug 2014)
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Doing What We Believe (In Educational Technology May-June 2014)
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VUCA: Variability, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity (In Educational Technology Mar-Apr 2014)
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Innovation,Experimentation & Courage (In Educational Technology Jan-Feb 2014)

2013

Future-oriented Education (In Educational Technology Nov-Dec 2013)
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My (2013) Take on MOOCs (In Educational Technology July-Aug 2013)
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Want the Best Network? Use the Kids! (In Educational Technology May-June 2013)
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Things Wont Stop Speeding Up (In Educational Technology Mar-Apr 2013)
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Time Travel as Punishment: What our kids REALLY hate (in Educational Technology, Jan-Feb 2013)

2012

What ISN’T Technology Good At? Part I–Empathy! (in Educational Technology, Sept-Oct 2012)
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What ISN’T Technology Good At? Part II–Passion! (in Educational Technology, Nov-Dec 2012)
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Trivia vs. Power: Let’s be clear on exactly how we are using technology in education (in Educational Technology, Jul-Aug 2012)
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Teaching the Right Stuff–Not Yesterday’s Stuff or Today’s, but Tomorrow’s (In Educational Technology May-June 2012)
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Eliminating the App Gap (In Educational Technology Jan-Feb 2012)

2011

A Huge Leap for the Classroom (in Educational Technology, Nov-Dec 2011)
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Khan Academy (in Educational Technology, Aug-Sept 2011)

2010

What a School District CTO Should Know — More than just technology, a CTO needs to know what is going on. (in Educational Technology 2010)
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Technology Turns Disposable — Forget amortizing — buy new every year! (in Educational Technology 2010)

2009

Education as Rocket Science — And teachers as rocket scientists–who knew? (in Educational Technology, 2009)
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Make Those You Tubes! — Sharing is now a snap — and sharers learn faster. (in Educational Technology 2009)
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Open Letter to the Obama Administration (in Educational Technology Mar-Apr 2009)
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Let’s Be “Digital Multipliers” (in Educational Technology Jan-Feb 2009)

2008

The Role of Technology in Teaching and the Classroom (in Educational Technology Nov-Dec 2008)
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Backup Education? — Too many teachers see education as preparing kids for the past, not the future (in Educational Technology Jan-Feb 2008)

2007

Changing Paradigms — from “being taught” to “learning on your own with guidance” (In Educational Technology, July-Aug 2007)
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Who’s in Charge? — Who Should Set and Control IT Policy in Our Schools? (In Educational Technology, May-June 2007)
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Search Vs. Research — Or, the Fear of The Wikipedia Overcome by New Understanding for a Digital Era (In Educational Technology, Mar-Apr 2007)

 

Educause Review

Engage Me or Enrage Me — What Today’s Learners Demand ( in Educause Review, Sept./Oct. 2005)

 

Qualcomm Spark

Why We Need Digital Wisdom (in Qualcomm Spark, Nov 2012)

 

Amplify

Before Bringing in New Tools, You Must First Bring in New Thinking (in Amplify.com, July 2012)

 

On the Horizon

The Longer View: Why You Tube Matters — Why it is so important, why we should all be using it, and why blocking it hurts our kids’ education. (in On The Horizon, 2010)
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Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants — A New Way To Look At Ourselves and Our Kids (In On The Horizon)
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Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants Part II: Do They REALLY Think Differently? — Neuroscience Says Yes (In On The Horizon)
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On Learning: For any teaching to reliably and consistently produce the results we want, we still have a lot to learn about learning. (In On The Horizon)
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Open Collaboration — A Better Way to Develop Educational Software (In On The Horizon)
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Not Only The Lonely — Implications of “Social” Online Activities for Higher Education (In On The Horizon)
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Evolving Instruction? Seven Challenges (In On The Horizon)

 

Chronicle of Higher Education

Which College Will Be The First to Go Bookless? (In The Chronicle of Higher Education, November, 2011)

 

Innovate!

Digital Wisdom (H. Sapiens Digital) — Moving beyond Natives and Immigrants (in Innovate, Feb-Mar 2009)- for version in Spanish, see International
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What Can You Learn From A Cell Phone? – Almost Anything!Innovate! version

 

SNS Newsletter

The Reformers are Leaving our Schools in the 20th Century: Why most U.S. school reformers are on the wrong track, and how to get our kids’ education right for the future (in SNS Newsletter 2011)
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The Death of Command and Control? — The “Scribe-Tribe” and Bottom-up Transformation

 

ETC Journal

Simple Changes in Current Practices May Save Our Schools (in ETC Online Journal, 2010)

 

GreenTree Gazette

Are you lecturing about nouns or facilitating learning with verbs? (in Greentree Gazette, July 2008)

Who should take the SAT? Why not the educators? (in Greentree Gazette, August 2008)
Looking Back From The Future (in Greentree Gazette, November 2008)
New College Courses for the 21st Century (in Greentree Gazette, September 2008)

 

See also: Essays, Press, International