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technology and evolution

Hi All, I’ve been pondering what technology means (or doesn’t mean) the past few days and have found it an interesting and frustrating task. Some of the dictionary definitions are pretty predictable. The World English Dictionary (vis-a-vis dictionary.com) offers: World … Continue reading

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Technology and Society

Being a Biologist, it is natural for me to wonder about the evolution of society and humans. Technology in all it’s forms has transformed the modern world. Information is being sent globally at extremely fast rates. More people communicate with … Continue reading

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On technology in education

I’ve composed this under a sense of how technology is moving within the education system. Often, as has been discussed in various MET forums, there seems to be a push from ministries and administrations to incorporate current technology into teaching … Continue reading

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Technology, Art, Imagination

While looking for a quote that would sum up my thoughts on technology, I came across this quote from Daniel Bell. This quote immediately captured my attention. The simplicity of the words and the complexity of the array of potential … Continue reading

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Text as communication

We use the word “text” in many forms from referring to a book for a course with copious amounts of information to referring to “text” as a message sent between individuals. I found these two SMS poems on a site … Continue reading

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Bill and Educational Technology

Listen to Bill’s answer at 5:40. When Bill speaks, people listen. Cultural icons influence our society in a variety of ways. When Bill Gates says that the best education will be available on the web in five years, it brings … Continue reading

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Technology from a Kid’s Point of View!

As a K-6 educator, I am curious about the meaning of technology to children. ¬†Many teachers are the aware the significance of pre-assessment.¬† When I learn about where my students are at with regards to technology, I gain a better … Continue reading

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It Gets Better

OK, so I’m no Rembrandt. I sketched this turtle with my iPad using Sketchbook Pro by Autodesk. It’s my second sketch with my first being a dog that was much better. I’m not very good at drawing turtles. While I … Continue reading

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Technology as Change

I created this web with words that show my thoughts on technology. I think that technology brings change so I thought about ways that a technology can change a culture when it is fully embraced by that culture and becomes … Continue reading

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