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What the Heck is Electronic Mail?

Today is Earth Day, celebrated April 22. It’s a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. It was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970 and is celebrated in many countries every year. This date is Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and Autumn in the Southern […]

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Social Networking Replaces Email

Earlier this school year I had a student tell me, “You know Mr. Wood only old people use email.” At 31 I don’t feel that old, but it does highlight the fact that students and adults use technology to communicate in very different ways. My student’s statement also illustrates that online use is dynamically changing […]

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CNET – Kids Say Email is Dead

When I read this article and the corresponding comments on CNET News I had to laugh. It is just another example of the technology divide that exists between teachers and students. In a large part I have to agree with these kids. Email is slow and in terms of communicating with certain people email has […]

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