Wholesale Adoption of iPads by Schools a Mistake | Educational Technology and Change Journal

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Wholesale Adoption of iPads by Schools a Mistake | Educational Technology and Change Journal. YES! YES! YES! See my own reasons for why the iPad is not the answer here. Others are saying similar things. The thing is, iPads a … Continue reading

Cargo Cult Education

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Evolution of educational technology infographic – Irish Innovation News – Siliconrepublic.com. First, this is a very US centric view. Also, it is focused almost entirely on devices rather than their uses. That’s part of the whole problem with Ed Tech … Continue reading

I’m not the only one who has issues with the iPad 3

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute List of iPad gripes goes on and on – latimes.com. No Siri (not that I care to talk to my iPad in the first place) Weighs more. Gets physically hot. VERY fragile screen (DON’T EVER drop it). Takes a long … Continue reading

iPad3 means no shuffling between several gadgets … REALLY????

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes iPad3 means no shuffling between several gadgets | NextWorth. Professing never-ending love for the iPad has taken on a real cult-like fervor. It’s really quite embarrassing. The digital world is converging on a revolutionary all-in-one device, the powerful, brand-new iPad. … Continue reading

LA Times: Michael Hiltzik: Looking for a reason to love the iPad – latimes.com

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute There’s a link to my blog posting in the LA Times. Cool. Apparently I am one of a “sizable cadre of bloggers”… – does that count as a citation, I wonder? Michael Hiltzik: Looking for a reason to love the … Continue reading

iPads for College Classrooms? Not So Fast, Some Professors Say. – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute There. It’s been said. iPads for College Classrooms? Not So Fast, Some Professors Say. – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education. early studies indicate that these finger-based tablets are passive devices that have limited use in higher education. professors … Continue reading

On second thought, Apple may indeed be changing the world…..

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes But not the ways it intends. I came across this post on FB the other day: The New Television: How the iPad Changes Everything by Kevin Wheeler on April 27, 2010 In it he talks about how “The iPad is … Continue reading