Should you bargain hunt? What about digital textbooks and multimedia creation? Here are the important considerations you should think about before you choose an iPad or Google Chromebook for your instruction.
I started this collection of posts not because I think there is one perfect tool as much as I believe many educators aren’t sure how different devices can be effectively used for instruction. Only a few years ago schools really didn’t have any technology options under $1000 to consider. However, with the proliferation of netbooks, iPads, and […]
Last year as part of a school site technology committee I visited multiple classrooms throughout the district who were using a variety of digital devices. The group happened to visit one 6th grade classroom where students had access to Macbooks, an interactive whiteboard, a classroom response system, and iPod Touches. As we walked in the […]
Often when I write a post I really have no idea where it might go. Last Friday morning when I sat down to craft “Can I Trade the iPads for Chromebooks” I really only had a few readers in mind. Via Facebook a few of these close friends, as well as current and former colleagues, […]
UPDATE (3/18/12): In conjunction with this post please also read the second part of the story which I wrote about two months after creating this post, along with the third part of the story. The text you see here was originally crafted in November of 2011 which was a lifetime ago in terms of iPad and Chromebook […]