Techcon 2012 Techcon occurred October 26, 2012 at the Naperville Campus of Northern Illinois University. Over 160 local school administrators, technology leaders, and classroom teachers convened for the one-day session. Google’s Jaime Casap (Twitter: @jcasap) was the keynote speaker. His… Read More ›
Image Credit In 1988, Congress’ Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) reported the “most promising current uses and demonstrations” (pp.12-13) for computers: Drill and practice to master basic skills. Development of writing skills. Problem solving Understanding abstract mathematics and science concepts. Simulation in… Read More ›
Image Credit With technology in schools nothing has changed. Several years ago, I performed some original research about technology in schools (reference). While this study occurred in a limited scope with a few school districts and I stated it could… Read More ›
Prohibition has never worked. . . . One thousand students with their internet-connected phones have the total storage capacity of 16 terabytes of data and a combined bandwidth of 200 megabits per second. What school can afford that storage or bandwidth?