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Archive for April, 2011

Weekly Round-Up of Education News

Here is today’s round-up of education & ed-tech news. Some interesting stories going on out there.

Hawaii plans a virtual commencement ceremony for online students.
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Technology advances nursing education.
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‘Celling’ technology in the classroom.
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Some W. Va. schools closing the book on laptops
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iPad 2 for Education?

Sign me up! Though the debates about technology in education are very real and both sides present compelling arguments, I firmly believe that technology such as the iPad can and should be used to bring innovation and excitement to our stale, stale methods of educaing children in the 21st century.

…and my typing this blog on my new iPad 2 has nothing to do with my opinion, though it is very convenient. 🙂

Check out the NY Times article below and the always thoughtful comments for an excellent overview of the problems and possibilities at hand.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/06/education/06online.html?_r=1&hp