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Articles in Publications

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Accomplishment-Based Education (in Educational Leadership, upcoming)
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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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The True Twenty-first Century Literacy Is Programming (In Edutopia, Feb 2008)
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Young Minds, Fast Times: 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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Adopt and Adapt — School Technology for the 21st Century (in Edutopia, December 2005)

 

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The World Needs a New Curriculum (In Educational Technology May-June 2014)
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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)
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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)
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A Huge Leap for the Classroom (in Educational Technology, Nov-Dec 2011)
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Khan Academy (in Educational Technology, Aug-Sept 2011)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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

 

Educause Review

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

 

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

 

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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