Tag Archives: Technology

Using technology to build a resource for the good of all.

Today’s Washington Post has a wonderful review of Salman Khan’s website entitled The Khan Academy. I was familiar with this resource but not the expansive story that unfolds in this piece. Here’s a man who started using web-based technology to … Continue reading

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Sharing the message about UDL

I always enjoy the opportunity to share information about universal design for learning (UDL) with others — especially those who’ve never heard of the term. I’m also equally amazed when those who do not know about UDL are educators. Such … Continue reading

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A new resource for iPAD users

The well respected EDUCAUSE ELI “7 Things You Need to Know” technology brief series has a new one, 7 Things You Should Know About iPADS for Learning!

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More from Dr. Michael Wesch

Thought provoking as usual! This video offers a view of the current and future digital revolution. How might we harness this concept in education?

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Learning without limits

Like many, I had the wonderful opportunity to be around little people over the holidays. As I watched several cousin’s grandchildren and my 5.5 year old nephew, I was often reminded of their natural quest to learn, to explore and … Continue reading

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Smart searching with a smart web resource

The LearningPort is a wonderful resource of professional development sources around the country. I especially like the way that “smart highlighting” is in play when I search specific keywords such as “universal design for learning” for the National UDL Center … Continue reading

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An amazing design that models digital flexibility

My intention is not to necessarily adopt certain company products. However, this tool was recently shared with me at an educational technology expo. These videos offer some great footage of this amazing tool–Microsoft Surface— in action. The opportunities for education … Continue reading

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When is digital technology too much?

An interesting article from the 8/26/2010 NY Times worth reading, reflecting and considering… YOUR BRAIN ON COMPUTERS: Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime Time without digital input can allow people to learn better or come up with new ideas. … Continue reading

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When a Smartphone is really smart!

I’ve made a new committment…I’ve bought a smartphone. Mind you I’m also an iTouch and iPad carrier too. However, I’m a Verizon subscriber and for now, I’m staying with that carrier. Thus, I recently took advantage of an upgrade with … Continue reading

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An inspiring message from a technology innovator

It is always comforting when a seasoned technology innovator predicts that a technology of 20+ years is still in its infancy. That was the case last night on the 60 minutes show and the discussion from the inventor of the … Continue reading

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