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Given what people in New York and New Jersey are going through with Hurricane Sandy, I thought Youth Voices readers might like to see some writing by third graders in response to Hurricane Gustav a few years ago.
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Technology in Education
Now available! Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance report. The Office of Educational Technology (OET), in the Office of the Secretary, provides leadership for transforming education through the power of technology. OET develops national educational technology policy and advocates for the transition from print-based to digital learning. OET supports the President’s and Secretary’s priorities by: Promoting equity of access by ensuring a device for every learner and supporting broadband connections where they live and learn.
21st century classroom blogging Teacherblogit 2 Cents Worth by David Warlick (2006 EduBlog Award Finalist) (2008 EduBlog Lifetime Achievement Award) 21apples (arvind s grover) 21centuryedtech (Michael Gorman) Great resource for free and inexpensive materials along with a Blog that is both useful and reflective. A must read for educators incorpporating NETS, STEM, and PBL. 21k12 (Jonathan Martin): Head of independent school blogging about 21st century teaching and learning in K-12 education. 21st Century Centurian (Elizabeth Holmes) 21st Century Collaborative (Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach) 21st Century School House (Bing Miller) 21st Century School Teachers (Donna Herold, Nicole Welding) Two teachers blogging about 21st century teachers and learners 21st Century Skills (Mark Collinson, Australia) 21st Century Teaching & Learning (Michelle Pacansky-Brock) - exploring trends and tools relevant to community college educators in the 21st century A - (Educational Blogging)
The CITE Journal is an online, peer-reviewed journal, established and jointly sponsored by five professional associations (AMTE, ASTE, NCSS-CUFA, CEE, and SITE).