John J Caprice
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A few shard thoughts on teaching

Started Jan 12, 2011 0 Replies

Dear Members, We seek knowledge, but mosty, we seek to transfer that knowledge onto our children.We need to communicate to them a spark of awareness. A spark that will fire a lifetime of exploration…Continue

Disruptive Technolgy

Started Jan 12, 2011 0 Replies

Dear Members, Disruptive Technology: It is a cool phrase, very 21st Century. It is an event, a moment of discovery and adoption that changes the way we live, the way that we operate or perceive the…Continue

Technology Funding---All you need to do is ask

Started Dec 16, 2010 0 Replies

Dear Members, I did a demo today for a rural northern New Jeresy Technology teacher. He is offering a "Leggo"Robotics Lab for the students of his middle school. He only receives $3,800.00 for his…Continue

Tags: Technology, Money, Robotics, Leggo, funding

What is the most important technology in your class?

Started Dec 14, 2010 0 Replies

Dear Members, I hope that I am not beating a dead horse with this discussion.After all, this is a technology community, and technology is paramont. My pretense is, that you, the teacher, is the…Continue

 

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Education technology dealer
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http://www.visualedtech.com
About Me
John J Caprice, I have been selling AV products for 12 years.
I am a VietNam ERA veteran and a licensed Pharmacist.

John J Caprice's Blog

Childhood Obesity. Fact or Fiction?

Posted on March 27, 2010 at 1:34pm 0 Comments

Childhood Obesity!

This is a very popular subject now.....BUT, I have visited many schools this past year, and don't recall seeing a large nimber of overweight or obese students in the classes or in the halls. In fact, I cannot remember seeing one pudgy kid!

Do you think that this is a regional or income related issue?

I visit schools in New Jersey, most have been in middle class neighborhoods, with a good mix of incomes and ethnic…

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At 4:54am on April 28, 2011, Harry Walker said…
Not trying to promote anything (other than expanding the use of mobile technology, just trying to find folks to collaboarate with. Sorry you missed my point.
At 9:58pm on April 2, 2011, Katy Scott said…

Haha! I was just at an underwater robotics competition for middle schoolers, and I was thinking the same thing about my childhood -- man, it would have been cool to do more than just choral read from the textbook!

At 4:31pm on January 26, 2011, Dana Sirotiak said…

Hi John,

 

I see that you joined the group I created, Distance Learning in Jersey City, and wanted to see if you are a teacher in the district.  Thanks!

At 5:39pm on January 11, 2011, Christina Szoke said…
Thank you for both the feedback and the advice!
At 6:12pm on September 24, 2010, Steve Hargadon said…
Understood. The flip side for a professional is that being more public allows for more collaboration with peers. No doubt there is a trade-off, although with 48,000 members of this network, I'd say there's some social proof that the connections here must be valuable enough to justify the openness. :)
At 4:58pm on September 24, 2010, Steve Hargadon said…
Hi, John. I'm interested in why you think that it might be bad for an educator to make themselves visible on the web?
At 1:59am on September 8, 2010, Giuditta Assandri said…
HI! I'm a italian student and I'm writing my thesis about informal leanring. can you fill out my survey? you spend only 5 munites. thanks!
At 11:17am on March 25, 2010, Nellie Makarova-Cross said…
Dear John,
There is the "End of cosmology " blog. Pease have a look.
 
 
 

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