From Now On
The Educational Technology Journal

 Vol 13|No 2|October|2003

Images Can Make Powerful Slam Dunk Digital Lessons

By Jamie McKenzie

McKenzie describes an instructional design process that takes advantage of strong visual images - in this case photographs of Civil Rights events from Birmingham, Alabama - to evoke a strong student response as well as higher order thinking and interpretation.

Generation 2.0 - Making the Best of New Tools

By Jamie McKenzie

Now that many districts have good networked equipment and software available, how can we make sure our investment pays rich dividends in terms of student achievement?

We are entering a new phase of technology implementation that is more intensely focused on curriculum, state standards and pedagogy - Generation 2.0.

An important new book from Australia with a focus on problem-based learning, questioning and literacies.

  • Digitally improving body images
  • Cooking books
  • Spinning
  • Chatting
  • Hiding dropouts
  • Closing ranks
  • Sexing up a threat
  • Greenwashing
  • Pointing the finger of blame
  • Following blindly
  • Suppressing dissent
  • Exaggerating profits
  • Losing a surplus
  • Underestimating costs
  • Underestimating deficits
  • Losing jobs
  • Relaxing clean air standards with a "Clear Skies" program

Concerned that NCLB puts too much emphasis on testing and not enough on capacity building and funding, FNO Press has launched a new journal, "No Child Left," and a Web site,, to urge repeal or drastic amendment of NCLB. You can subscribe for free to the monthly journal.

Credits: The photographs were shot by Jamie McKenzie.
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