There seems to be some controversy raging over the use of so-called ‘presentation software’ such as Microsoft’s PowerPoint and others. In 2003, National Public Radio estimated that there were approximately 10 million computers in primary and secondary schools equipped with … Continue readingRead More
Technology in the Classroom
In the time of the iPhone, tablet computers and shrinking portable music players, science and technology in the classroom have gone into overdrive. Schools are now requiring students, as young as elementary-age, to have laptops in the classroom. What will … Continue readingRead More
Sigh. Is it just me, or does the current hyper-focus on technology in the classroom leave anyone else just a little bit cold? Tech-hungry teachers and students are licking their chops. Design fanatics are genuflecting at the feet of Steve … Continue readingRead More
For most of us, the idea of an effective education in a modern classroom immediately evokes the use of computers and electronics in the classroom. In my own classes, I use both high and low-tech methods to teach astronomy and … Continue readingRead More
That was the question my colleague Mickael asked me while sitting in my dining room looking at my collection of beer glasses and mugs. He had noticed a big mug which I had brought back from Andechs, Germany. As I started to answer, I realized I had no idea so I looked it… Read More
Movie Making For Everyone https://plotagon.com Here's an interesting piece of software I just read about called Plotagon This software allows you to write a movie script and it will do all the animation for you to make your words come to life. You also can add music and… Read More
Unlike many current events discussions, which can seem relatively abstract to kids, one that hits close to home centers on racial issues. Even young children may see instances of racial tension occurring in real-life situations, making it an important topic to delve into during your dinnertime discussions. But how do… Read More
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