At 12:30 P.M. I am sitting in an airport waiting for a flight to NYC. I am a tad embarrassed to be sitting here, truth be told, as I should have been on the 6 A.M. flight, and should have been in a museum by now.
Moderator's note: This is the second of two blog posts on using digital video projectors in the classroom. You may want to read the first post, "Size Matters: Large-Screen Digital Projectors," before reading this second post.
We've all been hearing the hoopla over social networks -- MySpace, Friendster, Facebook, and so on. Students are online sharing some great things: poetry, original artwork, blogs, stories, journals, and more.
Just a few years ago (in the twentieth century), most people felt that we successfully integrated technology into the curriculum when there were two, four, or even eight computers per classroom. This seemed like enough, because most of the time the computers were not used; you didn't need one for each student.