Ban Devices from the Class or Help Learners Develop Self-Regulation?

In this recent Washington Post article, the journalist tells the story of Clay Shirky’s decision to ban devices from his NYU class. Shirky explains that he previously left the choice Continue Reading →

12 Things You Can’t Do With an eBook

I like eBooks.  I really do.  I have hundreds of them…but I have a couple thousand books, and they’ll always play an important part of my life.  I’m an adult Continue Reading →

Should Tablets Replace Textbooks?

I’ve read dozens of opinions and research reports on the topic of textbooks and tablets in schools.  As you might expect, there are different perspectives on the subject.  A popular Continue Reading →

10 Affordances of 1:1 Programs & Mobile Devices in Education

While the number of 1:1 schools continues to grow, I often consult with schools leaders who are still debating the issue, wondering if it is a worthwhile effort for their Continue Reading →