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A Good Book for Teachers and Parents

May 19, 2010 Leave a comment

Rewired by Larry D. Rosen, PhD

Dr. Larry Rosen takes a look at how research indicates that the “iGeneration” – the younger Millenials born in the  1990’s -2000’s – have a distinctive approach to learning and technology. Raised in a media-saturated, always online environment, the restless iGeneration have an intuitive affinity for using technology and rapidly thinking along multitasking lines in a way that frustrates slower moving, “unitasking”, digital immigrant teachers and parents.

The Roaring Twenties

May 3, 2010 Leave a comment

“Tell’em that Big Al sent ya….”

Looking ahead to the remainder of the year, we are going to study three topics in smaller units:

  • The Roaring Twenties
  • The Great Depression
  • The Rise of Fascism
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