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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 Ramirez, Ed.D. - @tonnet is the founder & editor. He is a teacher, tech 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 a blogger and I'd written a post about education almost everyday since 2003. Education & Tech provides you with education news, expert tech advice, classroom management ideas, and social media tools for educators, administrators, parents and k-12 students.

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2010 Top Most Fascinating List of Education Blogs.

Despite many are doing round ups to feature the most relevant news or post of the 2010, we think for educators and for many edublogs a good way to close this year productively, is to endorse en recommend the people who had contributed to education, the editors and bloggers who without being paid have known to share the best info and knowledge at their discretion.

For brevity we only mentioned the Eddies2010 once the announcement was made, but Around the Corner and Doug - Off the Record went a step ahead and published the complete list of education blogs patronized and selected after the

As Miguel writes, "If your blog isn't on the list, I hope you'll add it in the comments, then copy the list and share it with others.

» Individual blogs

» Group blogs

» New blogs

» Class blogs

» Student blogs

» Resource sharing blogs

» Influential blog posts

» Teacher blogs

» Best librarian / library blog

» Best school administrator blog

» Best educational tech support blog

» Best elearning / corporate education blog

» Best educational use of audio

» Best educational use of video / visual

» Best educational wiki

» Best educational podcast

» Best educational webinar series

» Best educational use of a social network

» Best educational use of a virtual world

» Best use of a PLN

» Lifetime achievement

I wish you have plenty of information during the forthcoming 2011. Happy New Year to all our Education & Tech readers!

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A Dozen of the Most Blogged News About Education | Education & Tech

Finally we are only one day away until we receive a new year. Be optimistic and let’s celebrate the end of this decade with optimism. A quick review of what has been published in this blog deserves your time in the first place:

I think we've had a big year in the Education, this segment of the community has embraced social media more than ever before, so all participants had been able to engage students and colleagues. I'm not listing the events in any particular order, because many of these issues will continue to make headlines in the months ahead.

Read on to reminisce about the most blogged education news in 2010:

In case I've missed some other compilation, I'd ask you to let us know in the comments section. And don't leave without commenting on what you'd think will be your education-related predictions for 2011?

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12 Ethical Principles to Ensure Students' Safety Online

I've been reading Doug Johnson's blog from a while. This particular post struck me and had me reading it some more time. Nor I was slow to read, neither the post wasn't clear enough, it was the interesting information contained in there.

First, Johnson’s 3 P’s of Technology Ethics: 1) Privacy - I will protect my privacy and respect the privacy of others; 2) Property - I will protect my property and respect the property of others; and, 3) a(P)propriate Use - I will use technology in constructive ways and in ways which do not break the rules of my family, church, school, or government. This a textual transcription, but I'll ask you to discuss with your students specially No. 3.

Secondly, the way he argues the school should not only install Internet filters but 'show due diligence' to ensure that once the students are at their own outside school, they can safely navigate de WWW. However, he says teachers are to proactively work with students to show them the path:

    1. Articulate personal values when using technology.
    2. Stress the consideration and application of principles rather than relying on a detailed set of rules.
    3. Model ethical behaviors.
    4. Build student trust.
    5. Encourage discussion of ethical issues.
    6. Accept the fact students will make mistakes.
    7. Allow students personal use of the Internet.
    8. Reinforce ethical behaviors and react to the misuse of technology.
    9. Create environments that help students avoid temptations.
    10. Assess children’s understanding of ethical concepts.
    11. Educate our students and ourselves.
    12. Educate your parents about ethical technology use.

For every single detail of these dozen of principles please read The Blue Skunk Blog

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Education & Tech: 12 of the Best Posts during 2010. [PostRank]

We have come to the time of the year when everyone begins plans to the New Near, some others enjoy a snowing fall as the one we just had, and there are the editors and publishers who are doing the lists to showcase the best and most commented information on their websites.

Here in Education & Tech and after 6 months since we changed our primary web address, things had go as expected, not to say better.

The hits this education blog is receiving had increased and more educators and regular Internet users are getting the benefit of the information without having to subscribe or pay any single penny.

The following are the most recommended and cited articles we have written from July through December of the 2010:

Happy New Year and many thanks for keep visiting Education & Tech!

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