Category Archive: Course 2

Digital Footprint and Profile

May 29

Responsible Use Agreement- Course 2 Final Project

It feels like we are under significant construction here at SFS. We are “rolling out” a 1-to-1 Computer Initiative in just 3 classrooms next year and then will take the following two years to complete that roll out to the rest of the school. We’ve hired consultants, new IT people in each division, and are …

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May 28

Information Wormholes

I am not a huge reader; I like non-fiction, biographies, and health-related articles/books. So, for me, there’s a certain sense of accomplishment when I finish a WHOLE book, especially a fiction book. Once I put it down, I almost have to travel back, in my mind, to the current place and time of my life. If I …

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May 28

Bullying: A Human Problem

“Cyberbullying is a form of hazing,” Dan Dykwel, President of the Palo Alto Council of PTAs,  said. “It’s all the same thing—just a different form. Now, when you see the kids so empowered at such a young age with these different tools—when 10 year olds in the grocery store are texting—it’s a whole different challenge …

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May 25

Time to Repaint the Bathroom Stall

OK, it’s obvious that I’m coming late to the “copyright” party and this time, I have no lawyer in tow. I had never heard about the Allison Stokke incident, nor the Alison Chang/Virgin Mobile case. I’m way behind in this idea of copyright because the last time I even asked permission to copy music was …

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May 09

Privacy, Vampires, and Credibility….What?

Last night I was having a quick snack next to a gentleman who just happens to be an attorney. After reading about privacy issues on the internet, I engaged him in conversation and asked him this question: How much privacy does the average American truly have, legally? I gave him a little background about why …

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Apr 21

Digital Traffic Accidents Waiting to Happen

I find it interesting that the reason we need to blog in our modern age is so that we can reflect and get our thoughts out and organized in this larger world. Once, people did that in their communities; around an activity like sewing circles, or while doing their jobs. But, in as much as …

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