Category Archives: Learning

Chromebooks taking iPads to school in education market

A new IDC report claims that more laptops based on Google’s Chrome OS were shipped to schools in the third quarter than Apple’s tablets, thanks in no small part to the notebooks’ low price. While momentum for Chromebooks in schools is substantial, … Continue reading

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Biggest technology leaders limit the tech their kids use

In a New York Times article titled “Steve Jobs Was a Low Tech Parent“, Nick Bilton describes how many technology entrepreneurs actually strictly limit their kids’ access to high tech gadgets.  Soon after the iPad was released, Steve Jobs told Nick that his kids hadn’t yet used … Continue reading

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iPads for 6th grade

More updates at ipadsfor6thgrade.wordpress.com, for those who are interested in the ongoing story of one Massachusetts school district’s mandatory adoption of individual iPads for 6th graders.

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A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop

Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material, in new research elegantly explained by Cindi May: Research by Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer demonstrates that students who write out their notes on paper actually learn more. … Continue reading

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