Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why the Arts Matter

Why the Arts Matter While we are actively promoting STEM programs to encourage girls to enter studies and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (and so we should!), we are facing drastic budget cuts in education for arts and … Continue reading

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One of my colleagues just introduced me to MEDIA INDIGENA, an interactive, multimedia magazine dedicated to Indigenous news, views and creative expression. This week they are holding their 12th annual 2011 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Oct. 19-23. While … Continue reading

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Peer Review for student work

Recently I saw an article in Tech and Learning about using Peer Reviews for student work as a way maximize teacher effectiveness. The writer recommended SWORD: “Today there is a cool product that helps automate this process. SWoRD is a … Continue reading

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Free Time Warner Cable App Displays Captioning on IPad

Proponents of Section 508 and ADA for accessible educational materials must be satisfied after  hearing the announcement made from Time Warner on September 29, 2011. The major video programming distributor Time Warner Cable (TWC) has just released a new closed … Continue reading

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