Shiny Boxes, Part II: One Size Does Not Fit All

When we last left our hero I was trying to make an unwielding login model student friendly. Fast-forward three years, it’s the Spring of 2004, we had just ordered 16 new Gateway PCs and with nine previously purchased the year before I requested that the district install their image of Windows XP and install our […]


Pie-in-the-Sky Computer Lab

Two years ago, during my OMAET program I projected that in ten years computers as would be largely embedded devices, that voice recognition and head’s up displays would “come of age” enough so that all one would need is a very small storage device with the transmitters, I/O and storage media.* This past year IBM […]


JBB’s EdTech Place: Journal Intro

There is the promise of technology and then there are the nuts and bolts of getting the job done. I spend the majority of my working day in the latter half of that equation but have an eye toward the first part. This journal is about the gap between the promise of a technology rich […]