Entries Categorized as 'policy'

Willis Junior High School: Blended Learning comes to the Chandler Unified School District

Date November 6, 2011

My current teaching contract commenced in 2004 and soon afterward social media, for me, sky rocketed. A short time later, most of my communicative life moved into what very few people at the time knew as “the cloud”. Facebook was still locked to the universities and Yahoo! was still a huge stock option for many […]

Mobile Pedagogy coming to the classroom

Date May 26, 2009

The (CC) image “iTouch” uploaded to Flickr by Américo Nunes was found by searching “iTouch”. In the past I’ve always had a no show policy for electronics in my high school English classrooms. This year that opinion has begun to shift. My syllabus clearly states that all mobile phones will be kept away and if […]

Conquering Copyright Cofusion

Date May 2, 2009

This Arizona Tech Education Association session was on copyright. Check out the presentation below. Yes You Can: Conquering Copyright Confusion View more presentations from Kristin Hokanson.

DMCA: A vague, out of date Act

Date February 29, 2008

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that criminalizes the act of circumventing an access control, even when there is no infringement of copyright itself. It also supposedly heightens the penalties for copyright infringement on the internet. It’s been in affect for a decade now, but outside of IT I […]