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I'm a film and music enthusiast working to promote a web application I'm involved with called christonium.com. I've got a personal site on christonium you can check out: Jared.christonium.com. I've put up some film and music reviews there along with my movie reviews from youtube.

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To host or not to host

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy Bosch Aug 16, 2007. 14 Replies


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  • Angeles Berman
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  • Ginger Lewman
  • Tina Bulleigh
  • Connie Weber
  • Lynne Wolters

Jared's Blog

"The Achievement Gap" and real impacts

Posted on August 9, 2007 at 9:35pm 0 Comments

This week I'm writing a series on technology and "The Achievement Gap"

on my social desktop. This is the third part of the series which takes

concepts introduced by "'The Achievement Gap' and culture", and

distinguishes between established methods for addressing the problem

and making real changes. In my last article I promised to go more into

technology, but it seems that the problem I'm addressing needs more

distinction… Continue

"The Achievement Gap" and culture

Posted on August 4, 2007 at 5:36pm 2 Comments

This week I'm writing a series on technology and "The Achievement Gap" on my social desktop.

This is the second part of the series which takes concepts introduced by

"The Achievement Gap" and puts them into a larger cultural context.

Administrators and educators in the United States are faced with

balancing federal mandates like the "No Child Left Behind Act" and

state concerns… Continue

The Achievement Gap

Posted on August 3, 2007 at 8:11pm 0 Comments

This week I'm writing a series on technology and "The Achievement Gap" on my social desktop.

This is the first part of the series which introduces the concept of

"The Achievement Gap" and some methods high level administrators are

using to combat the problem.

"The Achievement Gap" is a theory that observes educational performance

of children in the United States in… Continue

Tough Choices or Tough Times

Posted on August 1, 2007 at 5:01pm 0 Comments

There does seem to be some evidence that shows US schools are starting to lose competitive edge internationally.


swiftly rising number of American workers at every skill level are in

direct competition with workers in every corner of the globe. While our

international counterparts are increasingly getting more education,

their young people are getting a better education as well. American

students and young adults place anywhere from the middle to the… Continue

Reaching out from the professional sector to educators

Posted on July 21, 2007 at 2:31pm 0 Comments

I'm working to promote international collaborations between educators.

Over the last week I've put up a site where educators can register for

what I've been calling the International Educators Collaborative.

It's still a little vague what that means because the more I talk to

educators about it the more the idea starts shift and come into greater

focus. My real purpose is to establish a means for educators to use the

web… Continue

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At 10:09pm on January 30, 2009, Jack said…
Hi Jared. I was wondering if your students would be interested in participating in a nationwide SAT Vocab Video Contest @ MIT university. If not, perhaps you have some educator contacts you could direct me to. You can view contest details at BrainyFlix.com Please let me know. Thanks!
At 5:55am on July 24, 2007, Jason Cummings said…

Great to hear from you and best of luck with your project. One little initiative that I'm hoping to roll out this fall when school starts is a wiki-Encyclopedia on which (hopefully) many classrooms of students learning Spanish can write and edit each other's work. Here is the link.


Any feedback that you may have would be much appreciated.
At 7:06pm on July 23, 2007, Angeles Berman said…
Hi Jared,

When reading intrors I noticed you're from Corvallis, Oregon. I was at OSU during 2003 summer as part of a teacher program and I just love this city.

Kind regards form México


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