This policy is valid from 08 December 2010
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by a single individual – me. This blog does not accept any form of cash advertising, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions. However, I will and do as a representative of my school district accept and keep free products, services, travel and other forms of non-financial compensation from companies and organizations. Also, any products I receive become the property of my school district, like the SMART Board 685ix interactive whiteboard system that I was given by SMART Corporation and subsequently donated to our school.
This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty in relationships, opinions and identity. The compensation received may influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
As the owner of this blog I am not financially compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. If I claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. In addition, I only review or promote “paid” commercial products that we use in my classroom or elsewhere in my school. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
As the owner of this blog I would like to disclose the following existing relationships. These are companies, organizations or individuals that may have an impact on the content of this blog. I am (or have in the past been) employed by, consult with, or have received goods and/or services from: The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), New Jersey Principals & Supervisors Association (NJPSA), TechLEARNING, Laureate Education, bNetS@vvy, The New Jersey Department of Education, The Educational Information & Resource Center (EIRC), SMART Technologies, Authorstream, Glogster EDU, Lanschool, Powerful Learning Practice, Boxwave Corporation.
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