Technology

Technology Enhancement: Fundamentally Flawed

Advertisements Image Credit The use of the term “technology enhancement” is fundamentally flawed.  First definitions from dictionary.com: 1.to raise to a higher degree; intensify; magnify; 2.to raise the value or price of.       In schools this means purchasing a variety of techno gizmos so that teachers can teach the same way,… Read More ›

Normal is Revolutionary

Advertisements Image Credit  “What’s revolutionary for adults is normal for kids,” stated Jaime Casap of Google to technology leaders at a meeting of the Illinois Chief Technology Officers today.  Casap implored school leaders to build great teachers, appeal to students’ motivations, focus on the… Read More ›

ICE 2011

Advertisements (Image Credit)    Just returned from two days at the Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) annual conference where ICE was celebrating 25 years as an organization.  The ICE conference is always an outstanding way to see what’s happening in classrooms… Read More ›

Using Open Source Software

There is some great open source software for web browsing, word processing, spreadsheets, image editing, and operating systems, among others. Schools should strongly consider the implementation of this software over paid software.

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