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Creative Technology Solutions

If you are reading this blog online, then you probably already believe in the power of technology and not only the possibilities, but also our obligation to bring technology into the classroom on a daily basis.  Countless studies and articles support the benefits of integrating technology into classroom instruction; technology promotes interaction and cooperative learning […] Continue reading →

The Twitter Experiment

Dr. Rankin, professor of History at the University of Texas at Dallas, wanted to know how to reach more students and involve more people in class discussions both in and out of the classroom. She had heard of Twitter… She collaborated with the UT Dallas, Arts and Technology – Emerging Media and Communications (EMAC) http://www.emac.utdallas.edu […] Continue reading →

Twitter and New Technology in the Classroom

John Hopkins University Professor Mary Knudson requires students in her medical writing class to send reports from scientific conferences, but limits them to 140 characters.  She requires them to Twitter. She says Twitter teaches students to write concisely and lets them share online information, such as links to stories about scientific discoveries and websites with […] Continue reading →