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Technos: Quarterly for Education and Technology

Quarterly for Education and Technology: Polyhedra City: A Mentoring Case Study

Polyhedra City: A Mentoring Case Study Kay Toliver Mentor (n) — A wise and trusted counselor or teacher. (vt) — To act as mentor, advise. * Webster’s New World Dictionary Mentor (n) — Friend, guide, communicator, listener, encourager, coach, friend, friend, friend. * Kay Toliver, fourth-grade teacher Even with the proliferation of staff development activities […]

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Building the New and Needed Web of Learning Support

The Learning Partnerships Specialist: Building the New and Needed Web of Learning Support Dorothy Rich WHAT WE’RE LEARNING ABOUT OUR LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IS THAT OFTENTIMES KIDS NEED MORE HELP THAN THEIR TEACHERS ALONE CAN GIVE THEM. THIS LONGTIME EDUCATOR AND ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN HAS A PROPOSAL TO HELP THAT SITUATION. BEYOND ACADEMICS The halls can […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: An Alternative School Voucher System

An Alternative School Voucher System – Brief Article Russell L. Ackoff The continuing debate about school vouchers assumes incorrectly that there is only one voucher system. It is a theme that has many variations. The one presented here takes care of most of the objections, if hot all, that have been leveled against that theme. […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: A recent news story

A recent news story – Brief Article Michael F. Sullivan A recent news story in my local paper described new Web sites designed to help students with college admission and financial aid. The article ended with a comment from a developer that such sites would not replace school counselors. Well, that may be true today […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: TECHNOS INTERVIEW III: On Tomorrow Gregory J. E. Rawlins

TECHNOS INTERVIEW III: On Tomorrow Gregory J. E. Rawlins – Interview GREGORY RAWLINS IS A COMPUTER SCIENCE PROFESSOR AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY. IN 1990, HE CAUSED A STIR WITH HIS WRITINGS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF PUBLISHING — WHICH, WITH THE SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT OF THE WORLD WIDE WEB, IS NOW UPON US. ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING HAS CHANGED THE […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: Toward the Knowledge Portal: Public Broadcasting and University Continuing Education in the Internet Age

Toward the Knowledge Portal: Public Broadcasting and University Continuing Education in the Internet Age Steven R. Vedro DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CONVERGENCE IS RADICALLY UNDERMINING ALL ASPECTS OF THE INFORMATION AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES. IT IS ALREADY FORCING PUBLIC TELEVISION TO REEVALUATE ITS BUSINESS PRACTICES IN THE LIGHT OF COMPETITION AT EVERY STAGE FROM PRODUCTION TO DELIVERY. THESE […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: Giants of American Education: John Dewey, the Education Philosopher

Giants of American Education: John Dewey, the Education Philosopher Sybil Eakin OFTEN CALLED THE FATHER OF LIBERAL AMERICAN EDUCATION, JOHN DEWEY WAS A PHILOSOPHER, FIRST AND FOREMOST. HIS CHAMPIONING OF PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION WAS BOTH EMBRACED AND VILIFIED THROUGH THE LAST 100 YEARS, BUT MANY OF HIS PRINCIPLES HOLD TRUE AS WE ENTER THE NEW CENTURY. […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: LOL: Lots of Luck? Laughing Out Loud? Or Learning Outside the Lines …

LOL: Lots of Luck? Laughing Out Loud? Or Learning Outside the Lines … – Interview Thom Gillespie An Interview about Alternative Learning with Jonathan Mooney My wife is a reference librarian at a small Mid-western public library. Usually the heavily requested books are fiction–the Harry Potter books, Stephen King’s novels, the usuals. Over dinner one […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: Using Technology to Implement Standards of Learning

Using Technology to Implement Standards of Learning Raymond G. Fox SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE. THE REFORM OF U.S. PUBLIC EDUCATION HAS BEEN TALKED ABOUT FOR AS LONG AS IT’S BEEN IN EXISTENCE. NOW, HOWEVER, WE HAVE THE ADDED IMPETUS OF TECHNOLOGY TO HELP MOVE THE PROCESS ALONG. On July 2, 1934, the Christian Science Monitor […]

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Quarterly for Education and Technology: If baboons ran schools – Cafe Technos – primatologist Robert M. Sapolsky

If baboons ran schools – Cafe Technos – primatologist Robert M. Sapolsky – Interview Thom Gillespie … was my working title for this article. It started last summer when my wife, Doris, gave me a copy of A Primate’s Memoir by Robert M. Sapolsky. Doris is always giving me books to read. I read few […]