Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Digital Diet: How to break free of your smartphone and other gadgets

Check out the following questions posed by Washington Post writer Daniel Sieberg’s article.

Q: Do you ever feel the urge to pull out your smartphone while someone else is making a point in a conversation?

Q: Have you ever realized that you were texting or checking your e-mail while your child was telling you about her day at school?

Q: Have you ever felt that something hasn’t really happened until you post it on Facebook?

Q: Does a flashing red light on your BlackBerry make your heart flutter?

Q: Are you spending time with your spouse or significant other without talking to each other because you’re each immersed in a different device?

To read more about the Digital Diet @

Also, from the same reporter; How dependent are you on technology? Measure your Virtual Weight Index.

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Posted by on May 31, 2011 in 21st Century Skill


Did You Know 4.0


How does this change your perspective on entering education?

Check out the transcript and links for sources here>>>

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Posted by on May 18, 2011 in 21st Century Skill


May 20th Assignments

Since we are not meeting until June 3rd, please work to complete the following assignments.

  • Read Curriculum 21 chapters 1 & 12
  • Post on your blog a summary of either chapter 1 or 12
  • Post on your blog a reflection about the Did You Know? video
  • Read article Focusing the Digital Mind
  • Plan topic for Podcast assignment

Posted by on May 18, 2011 in Uncategorized