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Larry Ferlazzo recently posted some interesting research on students' requests (or lack thereof) for help in the classroom. How "aggressive"... how "respectful"... how "persistent"... the students are apparently reflects how their parents have taught them to obtain help. And the families' socio-economic backgrounds play an important role in that instruction.
Read about this research on Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...
The Best Research on Why Some Students Ask for More or Less Help Than Others
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5 Ways to Get Rid of Your Old Tech Gear at Yahoo! Tech includes useful advice along with suggested ways to dispose of old technology gadgets. Dan Tynan recommends regifting, using a broker, selling, donating, or recycling your devices.
Gizmodo's The Best Way to Recycle Your Old Gadgets by Andrew Tarantola suggests selling or donating your old techie devices. Specific sites are recommended.