Tagged as: technology

Technology: Bringing Us Together or Keeping Us Apart?

Many thanks to Wendy Grinberg of URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) for contacting me after reading my article “10 Ways to Raise Resilient Kids in Turbulent Times” in The Huffington Post and inviting me to be interviewed for a series of podcasts on modern day parenting. Click here for the second segment in a series of four to be released over the coming weeks. It was a very interesting thing to do and a lot of fun! Hope you enjoy it.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Many thanks to Wendy Grinberg of URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) for contacting me after reading my article “10 Ways to Raise Resilient Kids in Turbulent Times” in The Huffington Post and inviting me to be interviewed for a series of podcasts on modern day parenting. Click here for the first segment in a series of four to be released throughout August and September of 2011. It was a very interesting thing to do and a lot of fun! Hope you enjoy it!

 

 

The iPad2 for Schools: Effects on Education and the Digital Divide

Sigh. Is it just me, or does the current hyper-focus on technology in the classroom leave anyone else just a little bit cold? Tech-hungry teachers and students are licking their chops.  Design fanatics are genuflecting at the feet of Steve Jobs. Do I risk professional suicide if I propose that there is an underbelly to the iPad2, and similar technology, that we should be thinking and talking about?

Read the rest of this article about the IPad2 on Funderstanding, a site providing tools for educators and parents to make learning fun.