Welcome to all new members of #BIT15Reads! Hello to all of you who’ve been with us since the beginning. We gained almost 30 new members since November 4th bringing our total membership to 92 members.  Fantastic. I’d like to propose a few ideas for moving forward: a) we keep the name #BIT15Reads until Dec. 31, […]

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Today at 5:00 pm ET Clive Veroni joins me to discuss his book Spin Veroni’s book Spin revolves around the idea that modern media marketing has completely changed politics and business practices from autocratic to democratic….much the same way that education is moving. There are so many things that Clive said that both reaffirm and […]

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Tonight at 7:30 pm I will go live with Heather Durnin and Deb McCallum about their reading and experience in the BIT15Reads bookclub so far.  Deb is reading Motivating and Retaining Online Students by Rosemary Lehman, and Heather is reading This is Not a a Test by Jose Vilson.  Both authors have agreed to be interviewed […]

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The Glass Cage: Automation and Us by Nicholas Carr My rating: 3 of 5 stars Like most people with an urban mindset, Nicholas Carr’s point of view focuses on being able to purchase goods and services at his fingertips. This is why, once again, his writing alienates people like me…people who live in a rural […]

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Dataclysm: Who We Are by Christian Rudder My rating: 5 of 5 stars I can already think of 12 people in my school who should read this book. That hasn’t happened to me since Danah Boyd‘s It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens.  I will pass this on to the math teachers, the social science […]

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