Magician or Wizard: When it Come to Tech, Which One are You?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Forget about “Digital Natives” when it comes to technology. What really counts is whether you are a magician or merely a wizard? You see, when it comes to tech, being a wizard is not what one might hope. Don’t get … Continue reading

21st Century Tech: Is it harder or easier to become informed?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve been pondering this for some time now. It is easier now than ever before in history to get your word out there. This blog is an excellent example. All I need is a little bit of computer knowledge and … Continue reading

Worth Sharing (again): 17 Rare Images Tell the Real Story of Women in Tech – Mic

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Worth Sharing: 17 Rare Images Tell the Real Story of Women in Tech – Mic “Tech isn’t a male dominated field, in many respects. Women are responsible for some of the core innovations that drive the Internet today. It’s increasingly important … Continue reading

Scythe vs Weed Whacker: Does Tech in the Classroom Help or Hinder?

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes We are having a conversation on one of the lists I’m on about the use of technology in the classroom. A colleague of mine who is not really in favor of tech in schools said that tools do not make … Continue reading

Computing’s Narrow Focus May Hinder Women’s Participation: Context matters | Computing Education Blog

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute A big part of what attracted me to computer science was what I could do with what I was learning. That, and the fact that programming is largely about lists, organizing, and puzzles – all things that women often find … Continue reading

10 Essential Tips For Meeting Tech Needs of Low-Income Schools | MindShift

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute 10 Essential Tips For Meeting Tech Needs of Low-Income Schools | MindShift. Keep goals and mission in mind. Tech should complement not replace. Involve families. Don’t let trends dictate decisions. Support teachers. Use tech to free up teacher time. Track … Continue reading

10 Truths About Educational Technology | Amplify

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes This is a great list. I’ve taken the liberty of recopying it here. 10 Truths About Educational Technology | Amplify. 10 Truths About Educational Technology By Randy Rodgers I am one of the many educators fortunate enough to work in … Continue reading

Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder | Technology | guardian.co.uk

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder | Technology | guardian.co.uk. YES! This is yet another example of the delusion that comes from being a technophile without also being fully literate in  an increasingly technological society . With no … Continue reading