My school (Ethel Walker) has implemented a 1:1 iPad program this year and though I've worked with them in the past, leading my classes through technology snafus as well as intense Latin grammar has led me to think at length on what the best use of this (or any) device truly is.
As a platform for textbooks, I couldn't be more pleased. I spent my summer creating my own Latin text which with any luck will be published at the end of this year. As it…Continue
Added by Demetri Orlando on August 25, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Social network software is a potentially powerful tool for professional development, adoption of so-called 21st century skills, and the development of personal learning networks. I use the term eduSocial Media (eSM) to distinguish it from entertainment-oriented "social media." Key tools of eSM include list-servs, twitter, nings, blogs, wikis, google docs, diigo, skype, etc. The ideas below were generated as I re-read the last…Continue