Here’s a tech update from Kathy Hockman: How do I use technology? Oh, let me count the ways…the ways I try and the ways I succeed. I have recently made an almost complete move into the Apple world being now the proud owner (or user) of an iPod, iPhone, iPad, and MacBook. I have the [...]
The latest tablet program winner is Stefanie Lane for her proposal to use a tablet to flip her classroom. His complete proposal is below the fold.
In my Government and Economics classes we continue to use our tablet PC with great results. By generating Power Point Presentation (PPP), that serves not only to deliver content but also to structure the class, I am able to provide a framework that is captured and dynamic. I use the PPP to share the guiding [...]
The winter tablet program winner is Mike Donovan for his proposal to use a tablet during science explorations outside the classroom. His complete proposal is below the fold.
Herein lies my second installment for the blog about my fortune in having access to “new technology”. I have gotten better about remembering my passwords and being able to access the email in which I saved them all. But there are some programs I am still more of a stranger to than others and those [...]
As a teacher of 47 standard level Social Studies students I find one of my hardest jobs is keeping track of my student’s progress and helping them make up class when absent, and/or providing support beyond the classroom. My new (to me) tablet PC has been providing a way for me to capture dynamic in-class [...]
The iPad is a revolutionary device. It’s awesome. It just works. It’s hip. It pushed a new class of device into the mainstream. It can do wonders in the classroom. That being said, before you go out and pick up one, keep in mind that for the price of one base model iPad 2 ($499), you could buy: [...]
I am not a stranger to writing or even journaling, yet when asked to write a blog, I froze. What does that mean? How do I write a blog? And how do I talk about all the wonderful things I am doing with my new toy when in fact so few of them have materialized [...]
If you’d like to apply to receive one of the two convertible tablet laptops I’ll be bringing to campus, please make sure you fill out the application by tomorrow (Friday, 9/2) at 3pm. The application is online right here: http://bit.ly/r250VE
Hello everyone, You know those technology problems that drive you absolutely crazy? You know, the ones that you absolutely need to solve but working on them feels like giving yourself a root canal? Well, I live for working on those types of questions. So, if you have a technology integration question, send it my way. [...]