Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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Too Metacognitive to Think Properly

Too Metacognitive to Think Properly

By on June 27, 2008

Today my colleague and I were almost hit by a car while we talking about thinking with clarity. Sigh.

The Carnival of Education is in Town!

The Carnival of Education is in Town!

By on June 25, 2008

The Carnival of Education #177 has arrived and my article, "How to Find a Job in Education that You Love" is featured.

Surely Shakespeare has a sniglet for it?

Surely Shakespeare has a sniglet for it?

By on June 21, 2008

What's a word for both grateful and frustrated?

Comment on Dangerously Irrelevant’s “Ed Tech Quarantine?”

Comment on Dangerously Irrelevant’s “Ed Tech Quarantine?”

By on June 19, 2008

As I commented on Dangerously Irrelevant's blog, we need to respect those who do not share our tech enthusiasm, yet keep the battle waged.

Computer Literacy Support should not be Conditional: Joanne Jacobs comment

Computer Literacy Support should not be Conditional: Joanne Jacobs comment

By on June 18, 2008

Supporting computer literacy should not be conditional. Joanne Jacobs challenges in her recent article, "Computers Don't Boost Poor Kids' Grades," that computers in many homes are only used to games and not for literacy. I say, it's a start.

How To Get a Job in Education That You Love

How To Get a Job in Education That You Love

By on June 12, 2008

Don't just take the first job handed to you. Here's a step-by-step guide in finding a job in education on your terms.

Credential Programs: Give us your money and we’ll give you a classroom

Credential Programs: Give us your money and we’ll give you a classroom

By on June 9, 2008

I comment on the Education Week's article, Busywork 101.

It’s the End of The Internet as we Know It (and I feel…)

It’s the End of The Internet as we Know It (and I feel…)

By on June 8, 2008

Is the Internet as we know it really coming to an end in 2012? Well, not if Google and the porn industry have anything to say about it.

Ed Tech is the new Home Ec and Shop

Ed Tech is the new Home Ec and Shop

By on May 27, 2008

McCain and Clinton don't mention Ed Tech in their educational policies. Obama merely mentions it in relations to Maths and Sciences. But Ed Tech is not the elite. It is the Home Ec and Shop classes for this generation.

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

By on May 8, 2008

Here you will find more information about me and my upcoming conference sessions at the CCHE and FETC/CUE conferences

CUE Conference #2: Ted Lai

CUE Conference #2: Ted Lai

By on March 11, 2008

I met Ted Lai at CUE this year. What a great guy.

What I Love About Teaching: Part #1

What I Love About Teaching: Part #1

By on February 24, 2008

This is a first in a series of articles about those points that make Teaching so awesome.

Student Friendly Websites

Student Friendly Websites

By on February 20, 2008

K-12 Student-Friendly websites for safe research online

Education X-Prize

Education X-Prize

By on February 17, 2008

Education needs to reach beyond those within education for ideas on how to solve its problems. Maybe the X Prize Foundation can figure it out.

Fundraising Stinks

Fundraising Stinks

By on February 7, 2008

With the passing of the nutrition laws in education, fundraising education now falls on the shoulders of the teachers. Maybe districts need to figure out how to fund their programs instead.