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On May 22, 2011, at about dinnertime, an EF5 tornado ripped through Joplin, MO. Less than a year later, Edudemic interviewed Traci House, Director of Technology for the Joplin School District, about the monumental progress the district has made to restore some normalcy to the students' and staff's lives.
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Twitter blew up during today's Apple event. The @Edudemic twitter stream, filled with teachers and education enthusiasts alike were dishing out some priceless gems re: Apple. I thought it might be best for everyone to see these tweets. Some are informative. Some are angry. Some are joyous. Enjoy.
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Do you have a pile of innovative lesson plans and have your eye on an Apple Macbook Pro and / or Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5? Lucky for you, Adobe wants to do a bit of an exchange...
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I have been a hardcore desktop user for some time (since at least 2000 with my old school Dell tower) and yesterday finally took the plunge and am now almost completely laptop-based. It's a big change to be sure but it's actually been quite eye-opening.
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In a bold move, the school district in Van Meter, Iowa has gone completely digital. This doesn't mean they simply handed out some expensive computers and walked away...the school actually ditched traditional paper-based learning and is actively using the laptops in their new digital curriculum.
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Cases for laptops are helpful for preventing damage and a good way to show off your personality. But what about a case that helps you use your laptop during class without the teacher noticing? In most higher ed situat...