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Doug Johnson
Works at Mankato Schools
Attended University of Iowa
Lived in Mankato, MN
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My friend Sara Kelly Johns reminded me yesterday: So while yesterday was Banned Websites Awar...
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This came across my Facebook feed a week ago and I shared it on Twitter. On first blush, I was ...
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It is called the flipped class because what used to be classwork (the "lecture" is don...
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I've been gone on vacation most of the last couple weeks. I hiked The Great Glen Way in the Scotti...
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Earlier this school year, a resident called one of our school board members about a request for...
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When will we in education stop making special rules just for technology? There is a good deal of...
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I love this set of options in Gmail. I get more unsolicited email from publishers, vendors, and...
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We hear a lot about " disruptive technologies " in education. Yet judging by apperances,...
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Leaving others confused at a higher level.
Introduction
I am the Director of Media and Technology for the Mankato (MN) Public Schools. My teaching experience includes work in grades K-12. I have authored five books, have columns in Library Media Connection and Educational Leadership, write  the Blue Skunk Blog, and have published articles in over forty books and periodicals. I've worked with over 150 organizations around the world and have held leadership positions in state and national organizations, including ISTE and AASL. My website is http://www.doug-johnson.com/.
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Have the best kids and grandkids in the world and a great wife. Have a job I love going to each day. Climbed Kilimanjaro in October 2010 and lived to tell the tale.
Education
  • University of Iowa
    Library Science, 1978 - 1979
  • University of Northern Colorado
    English Education, 1972 - 1976
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Library and Technology Director during the day; speaker, writer consultant the rest of the time
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  • Mankato Schools
    Director of Media and Tech, present
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Mankato, MN - Cleveland, MN - Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia - Uhailiayah, Saudi Arabia - Iowa City, IA - West Branch, IA - Greeley, CO - Fort Collins, CO - Menlo, IA - Sac City, IA
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