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
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
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
I’ve been working on a geography unit for handhelds and have been looking for a good Windows Mobile paint program with flood fill, etc. for activities with maps. I’d found one: PocketPicture. This is free Open Source software. Depending on
In celebration of February as African American History Month, K12 Handhelds presents a FREE handheld curriculum unit on African American history. This unit includes an ebook with historic photos, profiles, a timeline, a linked glossary, and more; a virtual field
Martin Luther King Day is Jan. 15 this year. Here are some resources related to this great American hero. Ebooks: “I Have a Dream” speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech Letters from the Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King Jr.
If you are looking for grants for mobile technology use in the classroom, the 2007 HP Technology for Teaching Grants have been announced. The RFP is avialable now. Applications can be started on Jan. 8, 2007 and are due on
Do you ever have one of those days when you just don’t have time to sync, and all you need to do is get one or two documents over to your desktop? I certainly have. Here are two tools that
The 6th Annual Michigan Handheld Computers in Education Conference is coming up soon. It will be held Nov. 9-11 at Washtenaw Intermediate School District in Ann Arbor.