This is a short presentation on integrating handhelds into the classroom intended for teachers who have some familiarity with handhelds and want to use them more effectively with their students. It also features a list of some of the best
Palm has announced that their Education Purchase program will end Oct. 31. If you have recently purchased a volume of Palm handhelds, make sure to get your claim form in asap.
Well, the workshop on “Using Mobile Technology to Differentiate Instruction” that I wrote about earlier is pretty well finished. I’m really happy with the content in it and think this is a great resource for schools using mobile tech and
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
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).
TCPMP is a great free mobile audio and video player for Palms that we’ve recommended in the past. You may have noticed that the old web page for the TCPMP hasn’t been up lately. Apparently, like other projects, TCPMP’s CoreCodec
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
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