Here’s one problem with laptops and computers inside of the classroom: they take up far too much space. In elementary schools, kids aren’t going to want to sit at their desks with a giant MacBook in front of them. Even the specifically designed computers for young kids may seem threatening.… Read the rest
WizIQ has offered a virtual classroom plugin for the Moodle Learning Management System since Moodle 1.9 was widely in use. We remain committed to the Moodle community since so many of our users turn to the free and open source LMS when they decide their organizations could benefit from such a system.… Read the rest
Earlier this morning, I posted an article on ZDNet about my New iPad: “Must…resist…temptation…to write…about the new iPad!” Not long after, one of our newest bloggers, Noah, posted part 1 of a 3-part series on “How the iPad won him over“.… Read the rest
Catchy, right? WizIQ Wednesday Webinars…you know, WWW, like the World Wide Web, only different…
OK, well, even if you’re not as impressed with my cleverness as I am, this first webcast is worth attending. Titled “Save time & money with WizIQ for training and professional development”, it’s a bit of a departure from the video content I usually share from review:ed.… Read the rest
Effective Use of Technology needs an Investment!!
Our readers in the States will recognize this title as a paraphrasing of the public service tagline “It’s 11:30…do you know where your children are?” A little cheesy, and perhaps not the most effective campaign urging parental involvement in kids’ lives, but probably not a bad slogan for ed tech budgets as we head into FY13.… Read the rest
Back in the ye olden times of middle school and high school, I remember all the students getting these mysterious books that they called “agendas.” In these mythical agendas, we would “write” (as opposed to typing) down our homework assignments so that we didn’t forget them.… Read the rest