Ravens Adopt IPad Playbook « Baltimore Ravens Blogs

Just after training camp closed last year, Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron wondered if the Ravens could put their several-hundred page playbook on some sort of tablet reader. A few weeks later, Head Coach John Harbaugh asked the same question. Now, after almost a year of development, the Ravens’ playbook is completely on a set of iPads that players and coaches constantly tote around. –Ravens Adopt IPad Playbook « Baltimore Ravens…

The Edupunks’ Guide: How to Become Part of a Network

A diploma is the final step in a traditional education, but in the DIY world, credit comes from the reputation you build by doing good work and demonstrating it to others in a community. The rules of this world are informal and evolving, but joining and demonstrating value to a network is not optional for success in the 21st century. Here’s a guide to becoming a valued part of a…

No, not that kind of tablet…

Basic tablets (they’re available with all sorts of bells and whistles, the most notable being multitouch), are cheap additions to the classroom, and affordable enough that teachers and professors can simply buy the tablets themselves. The overhead projector might be dead, but for educators who miss the great lessons they could deliver with a few colors of markers and a wet paper towel, the tablet is the answer. Same goes…

Education Week Teacher: Five Questions That Will Improve Your Teaching

It’s sometimes said that schools are where young people go to see older people work. Too often, we fall into the trap of seeing our students as vessels that need to be filled up. Instead, we should remember this quote attributed to Confucius: “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” There are many ways to maximize the chances that students are doing…