Our Problem? Or someone else’s

    I wish it weren’t true — but stuff like this will probably happen.  What will we do when it does?  We can stick our heads in the sand, block and ignore all the horrible things that happen outside of our classrooms, perhaps arguing that what students do on heir own time isn’t our […]

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Little Stuff

    Been a crazy week back after Thanksgiving.  I’ve been busy with grading, writing a couple of assignments, catching up on the wiki relocation, and sharing a cold with my daughter.  A few brief thoughts: I think the wiki‘s back up to speed — perhaps a little better organized than last time, perhaps not.  […]

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MediaWiki

    Wes and Miguel were curious to know how I got going with MediaWiki.  I wish I had a trick or two to share, but I really don’t, other than this website.  The documentation is really thorough and I had little trouble getting going — I just followed the instructions and got it set […]

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Announcing

Bob Sprankle and I will be guests on next week’s Ed Tech Talk.  If you haven’t given Ed Tech Talk or an Ed Tech Talk Brainstorm  a listen, you’re really missing out.   

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Wiki Problem Resolved

    I’ve just installed MediaWiki on my site.  I thought it would be a pain, but it wasn’t.  I’ll be updating and transferring stuff from the old wiki to this one over the next couple of days.  If you get bored, you’re welcome to help.    Seems like there might be some new content […]

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Author Blogs

    Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak & Catalyst as well as other great books, has a Live Journal.  She, like my wife, is a pastor’s kid.  I wonder what she thinks about Internet filtering.    I also wonder what other authors are lurking in an active way around the Internet.  I know that […]

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Wiki Troubles

    My Jotspot wiki is too full.  If I don’t do something by next Wednesday, it will be deleted.  Any ideas?  (I know I could probably move it page by page to another free site — but that sure seems time intensive.  I also know that I could pay Jotspot to stay with them […]

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Suggestion

    John has a  suggestion for those of us frustrated by our districts blocking blogs: Looks like there are some filters that are putting the blanket over all things in the edublogs realm. Check for yourself. Does http://www.edublogs.org work at your place of work? If not, drop a line to your friendly technology director […]

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OpenOffice Works for Me

    I bought a new laptop last week, and have been enjoying the extra speed and processing power, not to mention the extra battery life.  (When did laptops become notebooks, anyway?)    I’ve got an old version of Microsoft Office that I could install on this machine — but I figured the new machine […]

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