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Web 2.0 - I Have Arrived...

Melody has GTT, Barb is retiring, and so I'm ready to hold down the fort. I'm not a big journal type of a guy, but I've been reading Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms by Will Richardson, and I'm ready for the Read/Write web and the Web 2.0 tools available for educators. I thought it's time for me to enter the blogging era and begin reflecting on everything happening in the educational technology realm. Yesterday, I compiled the results from the Edina Public Schools technology survey, and there were some very thoughtful responses from folks. Here's a comment from a teacher: Do more to train staff on 21st century technological skills that are redefining the educational experience on students. The technology exists to move towards a more expanded notion of classroom learning. Additionally, interactive hardware/software such as Smartboards would be an excellent technology to integrate into all schools. Students in any generatio