At NECC last week, I presented a session called “Using Mobile Technology to Differentiate and Enrich Instruction.” The ISTE folks had wanted to podcast the session, but I wasn’t crazy about the legal agreement they were using. (It wasn’t Creative
There is a brand new 2nd Edition now available of the popular book Handhelds for Teachers and Administrators by Tony Vincent and Janet Caughlin. This new edition has a lot of new information, including a section on podcasting, which includes
I love the recent explosion of user-created video content that’s going on in the world. It’s creative, thought-provoking, and empowering. I’ve also written previously about the great potential of video to help differentiate instruction and enrich student learning. However [rant
After a few hours of reading more about the new Foleo and watching Palm’s video conference on it, here are a few more of my thoughts. – The Foleo can be used as a standalone device (i.e. without a smartphone).
The University of Southern Mississippi has been a pioneer in the field of using handhelds for administrative leadership. Each year they host a School Leadership Institute for building-level administrators. One part of that institute focuses on using handhelds as a
Remember when one of the arguments for technology in the classroom was that someday we’d have “paperless” classrooms? (When I was in business school, everyone was excited about the paperless office of the future.) That seems pretty silly now. First
As promised, we’re making available several poetry curriculum resources for mobile devices (or desktops or laptops) available. You can download them here. Enjoy!
The rumor mill about Palm has been whirling wildly the last couple months. I haven’t posted on this, because most of it hasn’t seemed either relevant or likely to materialize. Yesterday, CEO Ed Colligan announced a new Linux-based OS with
I enjoyed the enthusiasm of everyone who attended my Palm workshop yesterday. As promised, here is the Daylight Savings Time patch for Palms. We covered a lot, but there were so many things we didn’t get to also. Here are
I have been working on a large project using handhelds and desktop computers to enhance student writing, and I am more and more convinced that one of the best uses of technology is in the area of writing. For many