Daily Spotlight on Education 03/10/2010

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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2 comments

Jessica March 11, 2010 - 6:29 pm

I think this is so sad. Online gaming has become such an obsession in Korea (I am Korean American). I have visited Korea not too long ago and I saw so many game cafes there. There must have been one on every other block. They call it PC Bang, which means computer room. People come here to use the internet and play online games. They even serve food and people can eat while they play on the computer. I think the case of the parents neglecting their three month old is an extreme case but this just goes to tell you how onling gaming can ruin your family. I also read a korean newspaper about a college student who killed his mom because she kept scolding him for spending too much time on the computer and took it away. Technolgoy is a great tool in many aspects of professional, educational, and social life but only if it’s used appropriately. Too much of anything can be bad!

Custom Term Paper March 14, 2010 - 9:13 pm

Actually the best way is face to face. Thanks for sharing.

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