All Blog Posts Tagged 'Obama' (6)

Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12!

Join the Campaign! Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12!

Funding for classroom technology is in jeopardy! We're calling on educators across the US to tweet and blog for education technology funding on Wednesday, May 12.

President Obama's budget for FY11 provides no direct funding for

education technology programs. Instead, it zeros out the…

Added by gwyneth jones on May 11, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

We survived Obama chat with students

This article summed it up quite nicely:

Whew, thank goodness we survived.

From all indications, school children who heard President Obama's speech last Tuesday have made it to the other side.

There haven't been reports of teams of child therapists rushing to schools to help children deal with trauma. I'm happy to announce the kids are OK and appear to be back in the routine of being children.

I can't speak for some parents and… Continue

Added by Christina on September 13, 2009 at 1:48pm — 2 Comments

Education Week: ‘Race to Top’ Guidelines Stress Use of Test Data

Accepted wisdom rejects the idea that teachers ‘teach to the test’. But, President Obama wants to judge teachers on scores. Hmmm… Education Week: ‘Race to Top’ Guidelines Stress Use of Test Data

I suppose this will sort itself in the end.

See more on… Continue

Added by Jacqui Murray on July 30, 2009 at 11:41am — No Comments

Eric Holder and the History of Civil Rights: How Do Americans Talk About Race?

In light of Eric Holder’s recent speech on race, Americans find ourselves wondering: what is the best way to talk about race? Check out Remix America’s latest blog post to learn how Civil Rights leaders in the past have approached the issue.

Check out the Remix America blog ( ) for the full text of the… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on February 24, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments


1.5 million cellphone ebooks are available for download from Google. Access to knowledge is changing at the speed of light. If knowledge is power then many of us should be deified during this life time. The sheer amount of information at our finger tips pushes our realities over the edge and into the what President Obama spoke of throughout this campaign. Welcome to the knowledge economy, too late we can't hit the breaks now. What ever you do, make sure fear doesn't paralyze you,for every… Continue

Added by Don Robinson on February 5, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Presidential Inauguration

I made a video of this week's News-2-You: America's New President. I used it and language supports with an 8-year-old, as part of a lesson for the presidential inauguration. The video, supports, and more information can be found on my blog

Added by Eric Sailers on January 18, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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