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#MobilityShifts – Day 4: Open Access, Mobile Devices, and Connected Learning [guest post]

#MobilityShifts – Day 4: Open Access, Mobile Devices, and Connected Learning [guest post]

This conference gets better and better. Given the quality and pace of thought coming from some of the speakers, I’ve been severely challenged (even at my reasonably rapid touch-typing speed) getting down some of the ideas to share here! I attended three sessions today: Does What We Know Belong to All? The Intellectual Property Principles...

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Google + Siri = Dumb people in math?

Google + Siri = Dumb people in math?

Google recently announced its tip calculator: And of course Siri + WolframAlpha can do the same (along with more advanced math equations): We continue to outsource mental tasks to our mobile devices. Cue the ‘tech is making us all dumber’ pundits… As our mobile computing devices evolve to become even easier and more powerful, the...

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Option 3: Actually USE the smartphones

Option 3: Actually USE the smartphones

Murphy & Beland’s recent study is making the rounds online, particularly among those who are eager to find reasons to ban learning technologies in classrooms. The economists found that banning mobile phones helped improve student achievement on standardized test scores, with the biggest gains seen by low-achieving and at-risk students. Here are my thoughts on...