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Education & Tech, was created to build hope that education based on social technologies, can transform the new century, and enable abundance not only spiritually but economically. Milton L. Ramirez, Ed.D. - @tonnet is the founder & editor. He is an instructor with UoPeople, is a blogger, writes on education, and hails this blog from Union, NJ. For further questions, tips or concerns please e-mail him to:miltonramirez [at] educationandtech [dot] com

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If you are a regular to Blog Education & Tech, you shall remember that I am blogging and I'd written articles about education and technology almost every day since 2003. In the gazillion of notes, Education & Tech provides you with education news, tech advice, classroom management ideas, and social media tools for educators, administrators, parents and k-12 students.

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Education Today 08/10/2008

Stop Trying to Inspire Me: Do it the right way, not the Wong way.

We are about to start new year in classroom and this history really hit my nerves (in a good way). I would like to share with you how was my first day, but it will be done in the future. I haven't being educated in the U.S., so I wasn't familiar with 'The First Day of School' by Rosemary Wong. However, I guess, it happened exactly as Tom puts it: "It was my first day as a teacher and I had already lost them. All of them."

Blown away by Students 2.0

"We make the mistake of thinking that the people that do well in school are the ‘smart’ ones, but that isn’t always the case. These people may just be good at retaining information and reciting it back under pressure, or may just be good at problem solving."

Is this what Clayton M. Chirstensen aims for in his Disrupting Class' book?
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