Here’s an interesting article by Dr. Gary Stager as published in Scholastic’s Administrator magazine: For the Love of Laptops – As learning tools, tablets don’t cut it.
He sums up the article with this:
Schools are buying tablets with a reckless ferocity. There are pronouncements of how iPads will revolutionize or transform education, without . . . → Read More: As learning tools, tablets don’t cut it.
In the past few weeks, I’ve had several conversations with educators and school administrators who are considering the deployment of iPads into their schools. I’ve had one since day one, April 3, 2010 (yes… that’s correct), and while I find it great for my day to day email triage, calendaring, light web research – I’m . . . → Read More: iPads in The K-12 Classroom. Are they the best tool for the job?
From what I’m reading, the new iPad outputs 2048 x 1536 versus the iPad 2 which does 1024 x 768. Assuming you get a new iPad and are an educator using the VGA pigtail to connect to your classroom projector, I’m wondering if the output down scales to 1024×768? Most projectors I encounter handle the . . . → Read More: The New iPad Native Resolution and VGA Projector Question
Samsung was showing off their Smart Window technology at CES in Las Vegas. This looks very interesting for ambient information displays or perhaps in the classroom…. or maybe just checking Twitter on the bathroom mirror
. . . → Read More: The Smart Window – The Next Iteration of Interactivity in School?
It’s been quite a while since I’ve seen anything in the news about CTL and the Classmate laptops. Well, CTL is back via the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and has released two new models – the 2go Classmate PC NL3 convertible tablet and the 2go Classmate PC E12. The former with the . . . → Read More: The Classmate PC is back.