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
The three weeks before school starts has me as busy as a one-legged man at a butt kicking contest. It’s been one of my favorite times of the year – presentation season. I’ve had the honor of speaking with hundreds of educators on all things educational technology and the classroom management necessary to makes things . . . → Read More: Things To Bring
Intel Lab’s Oasis (Object-Aware Situated Interactive System) project looks like an interesting foray into interactive desktop simulations that might give us a glimpse into another way that students might engage with real world objects and simulation.
The Oasis uses a Microsoft Kinect-style camera that has the ability to recognize 3D objects on a surface and . . . → Read More: Intel Oasis – Could this be the next step of interactive learning?
This is a review of a report from the ISTE Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) on Connecting instructional technology professional development to teacher and student outcomes.
The research found that if instructional technology professional development focuses on aligning instructional problems and key concepts with applicable technology tools, then both student achievement outcomes . . . → Read More: Review of Connecting instructional technology professional development to teacher and student outcomes
I’m taking editorial liberties with the title of the article at Macleans, as I think the thoughts in the article can apply also to K-12 as well. Through the use of easily obtainable technology we can certainly move education from the receive and regurgitate model (a.k.a. No Child Left Untested) to one where students actually . . . → Read More: Who needs a "teacher/professor" anymore?