Monthly Archives: September 2013

New York Times: No Child Left Untableted

While there are valid arguments and counterarguments for technology in the classroom, it’s the teacher, not the technology, that makes the difference. If teachers aren’t given the chance to implement it properly or if the students aren’t using it effectively, then the impact of that technology won’t be felt. Supplying an entire classroom with tablets…

Friday Bulletin Board

Hello all and happy Friday. Here is a round-up of this week’s picks of the latest in educational technology. The Netflix of E-Learning Last month, the UK startup Mindsy publicly launched their online video course service for consuming e-learning content. Like Netflix, Mindsy offers users unlimited access of over 5,000 video lessons ranging from computer…

Friday Bulletin Board

The Uncomfortable Truth About Technology in the Classroom Robots in the classroom will CTRL-ALT-DELETE my job! Well did you know Socrates thought the invention books and the practice of writing would hinder the learning process because he thought students wouldn’t have to use their own memories? Or that people thought text books would render teachers…