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How Green is Your School?

How Green is Your School?

Some of the largest expenses for any school district are the energy costs for electricity, fuel oil or gas for heating, water usage, etc.  A group called The Alliance to Save Energy has a program called Green Schools Program which seeks to reduce energy costs in order to free up more funds for education programs

Digital Nation on PBS

PBS’s Frontline premiers “Digtal Nation” tomorrow night on its broadcast stations. The program and some great additional resources are available on the companion website. It promises to be a provocative look at our always on, always wired world. Check it out on air, or online! Many thanks to the wonderful Nancy Hovorka for forwarding the

Backing Up Your Cloud

Have you made the move to the cloud? Is your email up on Google? Are your pictures up on Flickr? Are your most important thoughts on Blogger or Word Press? Have you ever considered what would happen to that data if the service you were using went under, gets gobbled up by a competitor, has

Signs of the Times

Three  items that crashed like waves on my virtual shore and just made me go, hmmm…. Laredo, Texas Becomes a City of 250,00 With No Bookstore Vicar Gives Blessing to Electronic Gadgets and OMG! Des Moines Teen is US Texting Queen, Heads to World Championship

The Digital Decade?

This morning’s Twitter stream had several people re-tweeting this link – The Digital Decade – 20 Things That Changed Childhood Forever from Common Sense Media. Common Sense Media says that they are “dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families”.  If you are like me, I can take or leave most

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