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Teaching Without Technology

I was going to post this yesterday, but the internet went crazy after President Obama got on Reddit for an AMA and I decided to wait. I have another post, the last in this series, over at the ITI Books Blog. I am talking about how to take the idea of mob rule into a […]

Mob Driven Giving

There are many ways that the mob can change their organizations and communities. I stopped at Sonic a couple of weeks ago and saw that my cherry limeade had an advertisement for a charity drive that Sonic is conducting this month called Limeades For Learning. For a third year, Sonic is helping teachers and schools […]

You Can’t Make Everyone Happy

You will never be able to make everyone happy. Please accept this and move on. I am going to poke my head out of Dragon Age Origins long enough to write this post and make sure the Dog is still watching the Bairn. For more about how Dragon Age has disrupted the Rochester household, see […]

Filtering Gets an Epic Fail

There is a new post on Library Garden that sums up every reason why filters in our public schools (and often in public libraries) get an epic fail. Epic. Fail. Most of the stories I have heard from school librarians involving filtering have absolutely nothing to do with protecting children against things obscene and everything […]