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I would love to see this.

On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 9:59 AM, Mike Vining <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  How about we agree on a date and disconnect for the day?  We can use it
> as a day to talk about cyber bullying, ethics, sexting, healthy
> relationships, etc.  We could even go to the point of not allowing any
> electronic devices (including those high tech overhead projectors).  It
> should be an opportunity for some good old fashioned teaching and a day
> where we can stress the importance of the human connection.  It could also
> be a great reminder of how much work everyone (tech staff, school boards,
> teachers, administration, etc.)  has done to bring in and use technology.
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> Since we will need to give teachers plenty of time to adjust their plans
> around not having electronics and schools will need time to raise awareness
> of the event to encourage kids to turn off their phones for the day, how
> about we about we plan to stick a cork in the tubes connecting us on the
> final Wednesdays of May?  This year that’s going to be May 30th.****
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> Who’s up for a day to tune in, turn off, and unplug… or something like
> that?****
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> Mike****
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> *From:* School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Lauren Parren
> *Sent:* Monday, April 09, 2012 8:27 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: BFP article on digital fasting****
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> Bram, we don't have permission to see the link.  Interesting idea!****
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> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 8:25 AM, Bram Moreinis <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:****
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> Danville is doing Screen-Free Week next week (during our Spring Break).
> For more:
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> https://sites.google.com/a/danvillek12vt.us/screen-free-week/
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> Sounds like "those that can't do, teach" again....but I'm going to do it
> for real! It helps I have some pieces to learn on the piano.
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> -Bram****
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> On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Lisa Brooks <[log in to unmask]> wrote:***
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> Excellent article! I'll be passing this on to my CCV - Intro to Multimedia
> students. Thnx
> for the heads up. PS- I personally put myself on a Facebook fast in the
> fall & am still on
> it, life in the slow lane for this geekette.****
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> Lauren Kelley Parren
> ANESU Educational Technologist
> Mt. Abraham Union High School
> Bristol, Vermont 05443
> 802-453-2333 x1119****
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