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Blog Bits, September 2011

Schools can ban and ignore and refuse the power of social networking sites as much as they want, but these tools aren’t going away. – Bob Sprankle
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Schools can ban and ignore and refuse the power of social networking sites as much as they want, but these tools aren’t going away.
– Bob Sprankle

As online education grows so does the potential for students to opt out of face-to-face attendance. What will we offer our students in person that they can’t receive online?
-- Dean Shareski

Making goals for personal success is something that is often overlooked in school.
– Lisa Nielsen

This post has everything you would expect from a massively flawed and inertial monolith: a system failed, a bureaucracy corrupted, teachers subverted, and young people disserved.
– Jim Taylor

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