Mobile, Digital, Ubiquitous

Back blogging from NECC… My conference started at a mobile device panel discussion. Julie Lindsay shared a video one of her students created and posted on YouTube… Janice Kelly talked about how her students were using Palm IIIc handhelds. lashed the question to the group about whether anyone’s solving the mobile device access by seeking…

From Zero to Handhelds

This session was about how to implement handhelds in schools that have never thought of them before. Lynn Lair & Rob DeLilli from Wheelerville Union Free School a rural school in Upstate New York. Their introduction to handhelds was through the Magellan Foundation’s NY Talks Program several years ago. They started with this question: How…

Creative, Cool & Crazy

Wendy (my better half) and I had the chance to meet Tony Vincent prior to his keynote address at MAHC 2006 and chat about some tools to use for her classroom. Tony’s keynote was about the creative, crazy and cool ways to use handheld computers in classrooms. Creative uses: Contacts – create a category in…

Supporting K-12 Learning Using Handhelds

Karen Fasimpaur joined the MAHC early and filled in for a late presenter cancellation. Palm and PocketPC users converged to learn how using handheld computers can improve instruction and learning for K-12 students. Karen suggested that teachers and technology leaders consider the outcomes of using handheld computers prior to committing to a purchase. Keep an…

Emerging from the Hand

Here at the Mid-Atlantic Handheld Conference with about 200 other handheld profiecient (or soon-to-be proficient teachers. Sounds like some have traveled from all over the Atlantic coast. There was also a core group of teachers from Texas. I am moblogging from a pre-conference session about “Emerging Technologies & Handheld Devices + Beam Party” given by…

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