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Making lectures personal
The New York Times ran a story a couple weeks ago that finally made its way across my radar today (it's a snow day, so I'm working at home and have a few moments at lunch to troll about the Interwebs). It's particularly relevent, though, whether at the university level (where the article was focused) or at the K-12 level where I've spent the first two days of this week trying to really integrate technology into a set of elementary classrooms.
New Microsoft copyright education initiative sounds neat-o!
Information Week is reporting on a new Microsoft initiative designed to convince young people of the serious consequences associated with copyright infringement. Microsoft recently conducted a series of studies and found that kids were less likely to violate copyright law (whether for software or digital media) if they were convinced of the potential for jail time and other criminal consequences.