Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Web We’re Weaving

I am stunned by the amount of video uploaded to YouTube according to Margaret Gould Stewart in her TED talk “How YouTube thinks about copyright.” She says twenty hours worth are uploaded every minute, and that works out to 100 … Continue reading

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Wooly Bully!

We played outside or with toys for hours on end as kids because that was about all there was to do before the digital age. If we had had the internet and all the digital toys that are around today … Continue reading

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My Bonkie

My bonkie was my childhood security blanket. When I see Linus of the Peanuts gang I sympathize. Things to be afraid of were a lot fewer and farther between back then, but the need for a feeling of security was … Continue reading

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Hitting the Wall

Is concern for online privacy generational? To an extent I’d imagine it is. The computers and internet we had in the 70s were pretty fast, but dinosaurs compared to today’s models. Talk of Big Brother, Mother can I build a … Continue reading

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He sees you when you’re sleeping…

Today’s essential question is: When and where should we be teaching students about their digital footprint? I think the “when and where” are relatively easy to answer- whenever and wherever we can in today’s world. My own is not so … Continue reading

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