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“ The real revolution is not about technology. It's about access to information and communication. It's not about the wires, it's about what flows through them.”
“ The Internet can provide any version of the truth to support almost any belief. We need to teach students how to read the “grammar” of the Internet and apply strategies to validate information on websites.”
“ Our students must learn global survival skills -- competing and cooperating with people around the world.”
to offer support across the curriculum to international schools in South East Asia. It has, however, developed in unforeseen ways and now has a world-wide audience and is also being used by many public schools throughout the region. His website, www.shambles.net is a free teaching aid and offers free information for everyone about virtually everything. He set it up with a lot of hard work and sheer determination and now sees thousands of hits a day.
Sheryl is a technology and education consultant and adjunct instructor in the School of Education at The College of William and Mary.
She’s a published author, featured guest on public broadcasting television and radio shows, and a regular presenter at local, state, and national conferences speaking on many topics including 21st Century learning initiatives.
Recently she took a leave of absence from her district office position to complete her doctorate in educational, planning, policy and leadership at The College of William and Mary.
Foundation . He writes a monthly column called “Web 2.0?” for District Administration magazine , and is also a contributor to “The Pulse” blog which DA hosts. He is also an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University in the Executive Ed.D. program.
engagement." His blog, “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” ( www.speedofcreativity.org ) was selected as the 2006 “Best Learning Theory Blog” by eSchoolnews and Discovery Education. He was named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2005. Wesley is completing his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction in 2007 at Texas Tech University, studying the impact of technology immersion (1:1 computing) on student achievement. He is the Director of Education Advocacy (PK-20) for AT&T in the state of Oklahoma.
Dr. Jamie McKenzie is an international speaker with a focus on questioning, thinking skills, information literacy and the smart use of new technologies.
His work takes him from Singapore to Sweden and inspires teachers to challenge students at a high level of rigor.
Jamie is the Editor of "From Now On - The Educational Technology Journal,“ and a new journal - "The Question Mark." In both publications he explores both the practical and the possible, grounding his work in classroom realities.
In the early nineties, Jamie was the Director of Libraries, Media and Technology for the Bellingham (WA) Public Schools, a district of 18 schools and 10,000 students where he helped to pioneer their networking and program development.
He has moved on to support planning and professional development for schools around the world.
A graduate of Yale with an MA from Columbia and Ed.D. from Rutgers, Jamie has been a middle school teacher of English and social studies, an assistant principal, an elementary principal, an assistant superintendent in Princeton (NJ) and the superintendent of two districts on the East coast. He also taught four-year-olds in Sunday school.
Jamie has published and spoken extensively on information technologies and how they might transform classrooms to support student centered, engaged learning.