"-= sigh =-
I can only imagine the questions asked by skilled penmen world over when Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg invented the printing press. I really think you are not talking about technology, but computers and digital technology.…"
"I do not think technology limits reflection in anyway. Certainly there are some products, such as twitter, that do not naturally encourage reflection. To summarize technology as a whole in such a conversation would be similar to equating a cocktail…"
"It is amazing to see anyone that still struggles with thinking of smart phones as devices; cell phones are too broad a group though. For those still fighting the issue you might want to do some reading about augmented human intellect. Vannevar Bush…"
"When you saw a program that was filled with errors created by students... I would say the computer teacher and English teacher were both to blame; as well as all the other subject teachers that utilize English as the language of choice for…"
"Practice does not require a worksheet... it requires effort and feedback.
Technology, in this case, is not your enemy. My daughter writes short stories on a blog and gets feedback from that. That feedback is from my wife, myself and the Internet…"
"I have to be honest I would never recommend that a teacher become a 'blank' certified teacher if that 'blank' equals a brand. I have little interest in becoming a shill for a certain brand.
I am planning on the following in July…"
"Sadly you have missed many of the 'features' that make adopting open source advantageous by boiling down the argument to your personal view of 'no cost' vs. some cost. It also maintains, what in my opinion, is a misguided and old…"
"Some have suggested Apple Remote Desktop, but this will cost quite a bit of money for such a small number of computers and will only work on Apple OS X computers. I would suggest using the the FOSS iTalc (Intelligent Teaching and Learning with…"
Which HP models? The ones that meet Apple quality would be the EliteBook series like the Elitebook 8450p then you should not have that issue. If you buy the lower end then you will have those issues. The sad part is Dell, HP and Lenovo would…"
I never mentioned Windows -- just non-apple products. The one benefit you get with Apple is they do not sell low end products since they are not competing on price. If you buy a business class computer from HP, Dell or Lenovo you will be…"
"Given the choices you had the MacBook is the only choice since the iPad 2 just does not meet the computing needs of students, ISTE 21st Century Skill or NETP 2010. However, if you were to consider non-Apple products you could save a bunch of money…"
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