Ponying Up in Educational Technology

On Twitter, SHU librarian Kelly Clever linked to a ProfHacker blog post about iPad snobbishness, writing We’re so used to most folks at #setonhill having iPads… Is it a different story off-campus? http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/ipads-and-the-embarrassment-factor/36245 Having been a committed PDA user since 1998, I use my iPod Touch all the time, but I honestly can’t say I would have thought an iPad was worth the price, if I had to purchase it on my own.…

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Nik Cubrilovic Blog – Facebook Fixes and Explains Logout Issue

There, now. You see that? Facebook says it didn’t mean to keep tracking you after you logged out. The bad mistake is gone from the code, and Facebook is as safe and happy a web site as it ever was. What were you all worried about? Let me ruffle your hair and send you outside to play. Does iddums want a cookie? Nik Cubrilovic Blog – Facebook Fixes and Explains…

Two best features in my high-tech classroom: configurable tables and the dry-erase wall.

I’ve already blogged about the awesome modular tables. Now I’ll talk about the whiteboard wall. This morning I wanted to help my students understand why, in Oedipus Rex, the characters say things like  “I wonder when Creon will get here. Look, there he is. I can see from his face that he’s got an answer from the Oracle. Pretty soon he’ll be close enough that we can talk to him.…