Monthly Archives: April 2013

Rights

Rights People complain about their rights but nobody has ever listed the rights. Some believe we have no rights. I am not one of them. Caveat: This is an on-going exploration. Not sure if I should post but I will. I am looking to create a list of rights. Since I believe in defining something […]

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Education –My Critique

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Education http://mashable.com/2010/11/22/technology-in-education/ [When I say technology I mean computers, software and networks. I do not mean overhead projectors, TV sets, DVDs, etc.] The Education Tech Series is supported by Dell The Power To Do More, where you’ll find perspectives, trends and stories that inspire Dell to create technology solutions that […]

Why good people cannot get jobs – my critique

Why Good People Cannot Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It By Peter Cappelli I have taken some quotes and commented on them. But for the most part I do agree with this book. “Drug manufacturer Ben Venue Laboratories, for example, looked to fill 100 openings in Ohio found only […]

Why Use Technology in Education? My Critique

Why Use Technology in Education? http://www.macinstruct.com/node/7 “A common theme among school district mission statements is the preparation of students to be productive members of an ever-changing society. Much of that change is due to technology. Without a commitment to using technology in the classroom, both to teach and to learn, we will be unable to […]

Standards for Global Learning in the Digital Age–My Critique

Standards for Global Learning in the Digital Age http://www.iste.org/standards.aspx “Educational technology standards are the roadmap to teaching effectively and growing professionally in an increasingly digital world. [Who says? There is absolutely no proof of what you say.] Technology literacy is a crucial component of modern society. In fact, the globalizing economy [What does the globalizing […]

Computer Uses in Education- My Critque

I am trying to find justification for using computers in K-12 education. I am finding none. By Josalin Mitchell, eHow Contributor http://www.ehow.com/facts_5477320_computer-uses-education.html Computer uses in education vary according to classroom learning objectives. Computers can be used to develop further inquiry in classroom learning material or to prepare students for using computers in their further education […]