As a high school teacher I often question the effectiveness of our 'no cell phone' policy. I am aware that working in a high-needs community where gang activity is prevalent, 'no cell phone' policies help eliminate in-school communication for gang members, which then lowers the possibility of organized fighting and overall violence. It also helps lower instances of cyber bulling. However, I am also aware that if a student needs to text they easily find ways to do it: during restroom breaks, while they take their notebook out of their backpack, or when the teacher is not looking directly at them.
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I am thoroughly pleased that as I age I am still able to pretend to keep up with technology. I recently got a notification on my computer screen that there was an update for Adobe. Okay, fine. Let's do the update. Fifty percent into this process I get a message telling me to shut down "dashboard client" so that the installation process could be completed.
Wow, what a whirlwind it has been for these past couple of weeks. The number one thing I’ve learned is that there is always something to do. On my first day of work, Shelley (marketing and public relations manager, also my boss) took me on an office tour to meet everyone. I felt like that magical body of water in the desert; each time I shook a hand, I saw swirling thoughts inside of heads thinking about all the extra work a new intern would be able to help with.
THE BEST APPS AVAILABLE FOR EDUCATION
As technology is changing so frequently it is essential, especially in education, to keep up to date with these changes whether you are a student or a teacher. With the use of ipads, tablets and laptops becoming more popular within the use of lecture halls and classroom so too are the apps available for education.
There’s been a lot of press recently about the death of the PC, and the rise to dominance of the tablet. So far the tablet story has been about the iPad, and more recently the raft of smaller form-factor Android tablets such as the Kindle Fire and the Nexus. This has been presented as a step-change in how IT will function, and many pundits - including me – have written at some length about the risks inherent in the growth of “Bring Your Own Device”.
A new clothing company has created a shirt that can be worn 100 times without washing. Lee Newton reports for SourceFed.
A college student challenged a senior citizen, saying it was impossible for their generation to understand his. “You grew up in a different world,” the student said. “Today we have television, jet planes, space travel, nuclear energy, computers…” Taking advantage of a pause in the student’s litany, the geezer said, “You’re right. We didn’t have those things when we were young; so we invented them!
Jeffrey C. Li, Esq.
Atlas Communications Technology, Inc. 1 (718) 373-7500 Jeff.Li@AtlasCommInc.com
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