Cell Phones in Class???

May 4, 2010  |  Education

You remember school.  It’s that place that Boomers went to years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth.  For the most part, we sat where we were told to sit, did what we were told to do, wrote on blackboards, read text books and did our essays by hand on foolscap.  Oh how the world has turned.  Now, teachers are using SMART PHONES as teaching tools, and students are being ENCOURAGED  to bring their own phones into the classroom.   “Outrageous!” you say?  Let me tell you why it really isn’t… (More…)

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Social Media and Stranded Travelers

April 19, 2010  |  Education

Social Media.  A lot of Boomers just don’t see the point.  They’ll tell you technology is, to put it mildly, “highly over-rated”.   But tell that to the thousands of travelers stranded in airports all over the world this week thanks to that cloud of volcanic ash spewing at us from Iceland.  Truth be told, maybe Social Media isn’t as “highly over-rated” as those Boomers imagined. (More…)

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