Category Archives: Technology

A Sunday morning textbook chat

A while back we were having a very important and detailed discussion about missing and mangled textbooks on a post entitled, “The textbook mystery continues… and gets even weirder“. Students seem to be short on them. The “Pilot textbook program” … Continue reading

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Tune in to the board business meeting tonight: Jan. 14 at 6pm

Tune in Monday at 6:00 PM to the DEKALB BOARD OF EDUCATION BUSINESS MEETING. (A separate business meeting often follows the previous week’s work session in order to vote on consent items. However, the agendas for the business meetings sometimes … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Active Learner

This video will enlighten you as to the type of students most teachers face in the classroom today. It is incumbent upon our schools to deliver a quality education in the way that students today learn and process information. Instead … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peak at Common Core Test Questions

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Education Week just published an article that discusses the Common Core Standards and the possible associated tests and test questions. Read the post to get a little insight as to the future plans to implement the common curriculum. (You may … Continue reading

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Could DeKalb Save Millions by Using Open Source Software?

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How One Teacher Built a Computer Lab for Free A regular blog participant sent this 6-minute video. It’s a story about a teacher, Robert Litt in Oakland, California, who taught in a poor school with no computers and no money. … Continue reading

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