[Technology 830] Re: Suggestions for good blogs

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Cindy J Holden gradplan1 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 3 14:19:16 EST 2007


Metacogitation <http://cindyholden.blogspot.com/>
working link :)

On 2/2/07, Cindy J Holden <gradplan1 at gmail.com> wrote:

>

> Thank you, Alan G, for sending links to your blog. It looks interesting,

> and I plan to read through later this evening. I also hit the send button

> prematurely - forgetting to identify myself yesterday in a post to this

> listserve. Here is try number 2 (oh the humanity)

>

> I have reactivated a blog that I started as a grad school assignment

> (Marlboro College - Masters in Teaching with Technology). The conversation

> currently is around educational leapfrogging in Vermont and the ways

> technology makes that possible (or not). I would love to have guest blog

> entries from people with fresh ideas for drop out recovery programs

> especially - but all ideas related to teaching and technology can be

> entertained.

> The social networking that is so important to success for youth is also

> important for me - but I find I have to push myself to get started.

> I do not fit the blogger stereotype you so aptly describe - I am a single

> working mother from a hill tribe village and the only member of my family to

> attend college (so far). My blog:

>

> Metacogitation<http://cindyholden.blogspot.com/2007_01_01_archive.htmlhttp://>

>

> Cindy Holden

> High School Liaison

> Southern Vermont

>

>

> On 2/1/07, Gerstle, Alan <Alan.Gerstle at montgomerycollege.edu> wrote:

> >

> > This is a follow-up to my previous e-mail regarding technology blogs

> > with a focus on education. I hit the send button too quickly (which is

> > an ironic action indicative of some of the anti-technology stances I

> > hold. But here are the links I had planned to include from my blog

> > www.inthetext.com , now in operation for about a year.

> >

> >

> > http://inthetext.com/index.php?s=%24100+laptop

> >

> > http://web.archive.org/web/20040604201522/http://www.drexel.edu/doj/arch

> >

> > ives/2004/essay/rap_sheet_mouse.asp

> >

> > http://www.inthetext.com/?p=162

> >

> > http://www.inthetext.com/?p=156

> >

> > http://www.inthetext.com/?p=153

> >

> > Feedback is welcomed if done in a constructive spirit!

> >

> > Alan Gerstle

> >

> > -----Original Message-----

> > From: technology-bounces at nifl.gov [mailto: technology-bounces at nifl.gov ]

> > On Behalf Of Steve Quann

> > Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 12:26 PM

> > To: technology at nifl.gov

> > Subject: [Technology 823] Re: Suggestions for good blogs

> >

> > I find the Literacy Tech blog good for what's happening/what's new.

> > http://literacytech.org/blog.html

> >

> >

> >

> > Steve Quann

> > World Education

> > 44 Farnsworth Street

> > Boston, MA

> > 617.482.9485

> >

> >

> > >>> < laferlazzo at aol.com> 1/29/2007 4:03 PM >>>

> >

> > Hi, Everybody,

> >

> > I was wondering if people had suggestions of blogs that are particularly

> > good for ESL teachers and others that might relate ESL to technology.

> >

> > One blog that I particularly like, even though it's not directly

> > connected to ESL, is the Web Savvy Educator

> > ( http://www.techsavvyed.net/) . I've found a number of useful posts in

> >

> > it.

> >

> > Larry Ferlazzo

> >

> > -----Original Message-----

> > From: ejonline at comcast.net

> > To: technology at nifl.gov

> > Sent: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 12:36 PM

> > Subject: [Technology 816] National Reading Conference

> >

> >

> > Research Award Opportunity

> >

> > National Reading Conference - J. Michael Parker Award

> >

> > The National Reading Conference awards the J. Michael Parker Award to

> > encourage

> > research in adult literacy. The award is given to graduate students and

> > untenured professors who present research on adult learning or education

> > at the

> > annual conference. Recipients of the award will receive $300 towards

> > their

> > conference expenses and will be recognized during a general session of

> > the

> > conference. The award was established in 2001 in honor of J. Michael

> > Parker,

> > winner of National Reading Conference's Student Research Award.

> >

> > The call for papers is available online now at www.nrconline.org. When

> > submitting your proposal please indicate that you will be applying for

> > the J.

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> > page).

> > Applicants will be required to submit the full paper (25 pages or less)

> > electronically by October 1st, 2007. Committee members will rate the

> > submissions on the following criteria:

> >

> > 1. The research is capable of making a significant contribution to

> > theory

> > and/or practice of adult learning and instruction.

> >

> > 2. The methodology is appropriate to the research question and of

> > sufficient

> > rigor.

> >

> > 3. Implications of the research are of a scope needed to impact the

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> >

> > I encourage you to apply to the conference and for the award. If you

> > have any

> > questions, please feel free to contact me at the address below.

> >

> > Thank you.

> >

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> > NRC J. Michael Parker Award

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