One thought entered my head when I read that kindergarteners in Maine were going to be receiving free iPad2 tablets. Seriously? Continue reading
With more than 500 million users on Facebook and 175 million users on Twitter, there are bound to be multiple uses for the platforms. Here’s one you probably haven’t thought of – using it as a “study buddy.” Continue reading
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Natalie Munroe, a teacher in Bucks County, PA, was suspended last month for ranting about her students on her personal blog. Continue reading
In my first post, I mentioned that Apple was positioning the iPad as a tool to change many fields, throughout the business world, schools and many other occupations. An article from the Mail & Guardian in the UK discusses the way the iPad is changing occupations. Continue reading
Think back to high school math class. Did you ever think “I don’t need to know this – I have a calculator or computer to do the math for me”?
Math class is finally catching up to the digital age. Continue reading
I wanted to take a look back to the episode of Grey’s Anatomy that helped spark the idea of this blog. In the episode, Dr. Bailey allowed Lexie to tweet updates as she performed surgery. Upon discovering this, Dr. Weber demanded that she discontinue this until he could look into the ethical implications. Continue reading
In keeping with the topic of teaching in this new media environment, I wanted to share this post from a fellow classmate on a new digital learning initiative. Check out the video about the iSchool Initiative, after the jump.