Brian Carter's Blog (4)

"Infants have no privilege to cheat men" -Peter King

The biggest reason cited for prohibition of cell phones and/or iPods in school is cheating. As technology continues to evolve, so are the creative ways students devise to beat the system (check out my personal favorite, #8)

It's no secret technology is everywhere, and as a result, so is information. If you have a cell phone, you can get an answer… Continue

Added by Brian Carter on October 5, 2008 at 9:45am — 3 Comments

Web 2.0, The Faculty Meeting- Let the Games Begin!

My personal goal for the year is to expose as many teachers to as many web 2.0 tools that I can. I will use this blog to chronicle my efforts and, hopefully, share more successes than failures. My ultimate motivation is to have the teachers use the technology, reflect on it, and find ways to implement them into their classrooms.

We started our journey in the opening faculty meeting of the year. We began with (actually we began with pretty dry administrivial housekeeping, after that)… Continue

Added by Brian Carter on September 5, 2008 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

This Left feels Right...

Currently reading A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink. It's quite interesting when I look at it through the Model Schools lens and how it fits into what "the experts" say high school instruction should look like.

Basically, the big idea of the book is that because of three factors (abundance, Asia and automation), right-brained individuals with mastery of high-concept, high-touch senses will find themselves in high demand in the… Continue

Added by Brian Carter on August 17, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Model Schools Conference

I had the exciting opportunity to attend the Model Schools Conference held in Orlando, Florida (yes, DisneyWorld!) back in June. The conference was run by the International Center for Leadership in Education. After attending a wide variety of lectures over the 2 1/2 days I had three main takeaways in the areas of brain research, technology and the (near) future of education.

Added by Brian Carter on August 8, 2008 at 5:18pm — No Comments


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