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Happy Holiday!

I’ll be taking a week (or so) off–until after the New Year–to prepare for my son (visiting from Kuwait), edit/format my website, work on writing projects with a deadline, prioritize life. I may drop in on you-all as you enjoy your holidays, but mostly I’ll be regenerating. I wish you a wonderful season, safe and … Continue reading

iPad / news / opinion / Product Reviews

Tablets for younger children can increase knowledge and skills

I am thrilled to have Jamie Hill as my guest writer today. She’s a stay-at-home mom who loves technology and blogging and brings a fascinating perspective to the conversation about tablets and younger children. Enjoy! There are few things parents focus on more than the education of their children.  The debates can seem overwhelming: whether there … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Week

I’m taking next week off. I’ll be preparing for my daughter’s holiday visit from her new home in DC. I am so excited! I’ll be back December 2nd. Any emergencies–drop me a line at askatechteacher@gmail.com. Follow me Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor of a K-6 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, … Continue reading

Digital Citizenship / education reform / Tech ed

How is Technology Useful in Skill Building?

Today, I have a guest post from Matt Quibly, webmaster for a fascinating website called Qui.bly. It has a forum sort of set-up that enables parents to ask child-related tech questions and get answers from like-minded parents and/or professionals. If they don’t want to post inquiries, parents can peruse a list of topics on areas … Continue reading