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Michael J. Berson
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  • Tampa, FL
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"This is a great interactive map from the New York Times Mapping the 2010 U.S. Census http://ht.ly/amXwA"
May 20, 2012
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Nov 8, 2011
Michael Hutchison commented on Michael J. Berson's blog post U.S. Department of Education Releases Finalized National Education Technology Plan Today
"Michael, I'd had a small amount of time to read over the NETP prior to going to Denver last week. I'm doubly-interested in this topic since I'm president of the Indiana ISTE affiliate. To me, I think the goals are excellent. The…"
Nov 18, 2010
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U.S. Department of Education Releases Finalized National Education Technology Plan Today

Plan Administration Sets Target of 2015 to Reach Five Key GoalsNovember 9, 2010http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-releases-finalized-national-education-technology-planTo read the finalized NETP, "Transforming American Education:…See More
Nov 9, 2010
Michael J. Berson posted a blog post

New Technology Reports and News Story

You might find these new reports interesting.National Education Technology Plan 2010 (Draft 3/5/2010)http://www.ed.gov/technology/netp-2010The plan describes how information and communication technologies can help transform American education. It provides concrete goals to inform state and local educational technology plans, and…See More
Mar 13, 2010
Michael J. Berson posted a blog post

The 2010 State of Cyberethics, Cybersafety, Cybersecurity Curriculum in the U.S. Survey

Interesting new technology report.The 2010 State of K-12 Cyberethics, Cybersafety and Cybersecurity Curriculum in the U.S. Survey, an extension of the 2008 National Cyberethics, Cybersafety, and Cybersecurity Baseline Study, is an effort to understand current online safety and security education attitudes and practices of U.S. teachers, administrators, and technology coordinators. The survey found that America’s young people aren’t…See More
Mar 5, 2010
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Feb 18, 2010
Michael J. Berson's blog post was featured

Two New Technology Reports

These are two new technology reports worth reading.Report: Teens, Social Networking, Mobile, Generations, Blogs, Web 2.0Social Media and Young Adultsby Amanda Lenhart, Kristen Purcell, Aaron Smith, Kathryn ZickuhrFeb 3, 2010http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Social-Media-and-Young-Adults.aspxGeneration M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds…See More
Feb 16, 2010
Michael J. Berson posted a blog post

Two New Technology Reports

These are two new technology reports worth reading.Report: Teens, Social Networking, Mobile, Generations, Blogs, Web 2.0Social Media and Young Adultsby Amanda Lenhart, Kristen Purcell, Aaron Smith, Kathryn ZickuhrFeb 3, 2010http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Social-Media-and-Young-Adults.aspxGeneration M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds…See More
Feb 8, 2010
Michael J. Berson posted a blog post

University of South Florida Ph.D. in Social Studies Education- Fall 2010 Cohort

University of South FloridaCollege of EducationPh.D. in Curriculum and InstructionTeaching and Learning in the Content Area: Social Studies EducationFall 2010 CohortThe University of South Florida social science education faculty invites highly qualified individuals to apply for its Fall 2010 Doctoral Cohort. The University of South Florida is one of Florida’s top three public research universities (http://www.usf.edu/). Established in 1956, USF provides…See More
Feb 6, 2010
Michael J. Berson is now friends with Jerrime Shells, Jennifer Jolley and Jim Beeghley
Nov 19, 2009
Michael J. Berson replied to Thomas Daccord's discussion Reactions to NCSS Conference?
"Tom, Thanks for the note. It was great to present with you at the conference. I attended a number of outstanding technology sessions. As we think to the future, I wanted to share a few thoughts for our technology community to consider. 1. NCSS…"
Nov 19, 2009
Michael J. Berson left a comment for Jerrime Shells
"That is a good idea."
Nov 19, 2009
Sohail Mahmood left a comment for Michael J. Berson
"hello how are u doing nice meeting u here"
Oct 28, 2009
Jerrime Shells left a comment for Michael J. Berson
"Hello Dr. Berson my name is Jerrime Shells and why not start a network of Florida teachers especially during these hard times for educators. Lets build strength and unity starting with our group called the Florida Historian. I look forward to hear…"
May 24, 2009
Michael J. Berson left a comment for Thomas Daccord
"Thank you for the note and all your work on the ning."
Apr 30, 2009

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Tampa, Florida
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I am a Professor in the Secondary Education Department at the University of South Florida. I instruct courses in Social Science Methodology and am the coordinator of the doctoral program in social science education.
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U.S. Department of Education Releases Finalized National Education Technology Plan Today

Plan Administration Sets Target of 2015 to Reach Five Key Goals

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Posted on November 9, 2010 at 8:45pm — 1 Comment

New Technology Reports and News Story

You might find these new reports interesting.
National Education Technology Plan 2010 (Draft 3/5/2010)

http://www.ed.gov/technology/netp-2010

The plan…

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Posted on March 13, 2010 at 4:45pm

The 2010 State of Cyberethics, Cybersafety, Cybersecurity Curriculum in the U.S. Survey

Interesting new technology report.…

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Posted on March 5, 2010 at 11:16am

Microsoft Digital Storytelling Guide

The free Microsoft Digital Storytelling e-book is worth reading.

http://www.microsoft.com/education/teachers/guides/digital_storytelling.aspx

Posted on February 18, 2010 at 10:16am

Two New Technology Reports

These are two new technology reports worth reading.



Report: Teens, Social Networking, Mobile, Generations, Blogs, Web 2.0

Social Media and Young Adults

by Amanda Lenhart, Kristen Purcell, Aaron Smith, Kathryn Zickuhr

Feb 3, 2010

http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Social-Media-and-Young-Adults.aspx





Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds…

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Posted on February 8, 2010 at 9:28am

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At 9:59am on May 24, 2009, Jerrime Shells said…
Hello Dr. Berson my name is Jerrime Shells and why not start a network of Florida teachers especially during these hard times for educators. Lets build strength and unity starting with our group called the Florida Historian. I look forward to hear from you and others as well. Delete Comment
At 5:35pm on April 30, 2009, Thomas Daccord said…
Glad you could join us, Michael ! You bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the network!
 
 
 

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