Category Archives: technology

Mobile Learning On The Interwebs

See on – Mobile Learning Design Various links of interest to mobile learning … “Beginning with the ASCD SmartBrief. Survey: Mobile technology use highest among school administrators Educators are more likely to use mobile technology than non-educators, while district … Continue reading

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‘Gen X’ and ‘Gen Y’ use tech … what a surprise?!?

From a ReadWriteWeb article, “Generations X and Y Lead the Way in Today’s Digital World,” they summarize a Forrester Research report and how they state: just released its annual survey of American technology adoption, this time focusing on the generational … Continue reading

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Portable isn’t really mobile

A few friends and I were standing in the lobby of a building and were talking about which actor was in a particular movie … we had a bit of disagreement. So, one of my friends took out her laptop, … Continue reading

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Way Cool! 1,474 Megapixel Photo of Obama’s Inauguration

(h/t Alex Couros) David Bergman posted an awesome photo of the historic event … Go to the site and you can zoom in and pan and all that fun stuff – Way cool!

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‘Technolust’ – Conflicts on what’s most important in schools

From a Washington Post article: A School That’s Too High on Gizmos – an opinion piece from one of the teachers at the school.  It seems that the primary focus – the reason for the school in the first place, the … Continue reading

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When teaching technology – PLEASE teach technology!

This current term for the kid in school now includes a “special” titled Technology (last term the special was Music).  I asked if he meant ‘computers’ and he said quite emphatically, “No.” Okay then … it’s Technology. The class just … Continue reading

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"Best Web2.0 Apps/Sites for Education" by Larry Ferlazzo

Larry does a good job of rounding up some of the most useful apps for educational use … Check it out here. I’d not heard of some of these until now.                   … Continue reading

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Collaboration is about people

James Robertson has some thoughts about collaboration – bringing up the point that it is first and foremost about people … or person-to-person interactions and dynamics.  Some of my favorite lil’ gems … It make no sense to roll out … Continue reading

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"Adults email – Teens IM"

[Link to the story] … which is not really much of a story for those of us who have teens in the house; yet, it is the scope of the difference between adults and teens that’s interesting.  Adults are doing … Continue reading

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Slashdot: US Control of Internet Remains an Issue  … my question: what is a truly good or compelling reason for this? I’ve not yet heard one – other than they just don’t like the U.S. having it. Gotta be a … Continue reading

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