Christopher Corpus
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Tablets: Plethora or Paralysis

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martha Cunningham Apr 7, 2013. 4 Replies

At the end of last year I was seriously thinking of plunging into the world of iPads for students as replacements for desktops or laptops. Two computers in a classroom doesn't make technology…Continue

From the Ground Up: Can students inform policy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by sonia Jun 6, 2012. 1 Reply

Read this article from the great site, Mindshift.Student InputCertainly we can…Continue

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Christopher Corpus replied to Bill Beavers's discussion To Chromebook or not to Chromebook?
Jan 22, 2014
Christopher Corpus replied to Harry Dickens's discussion Implications of Google Glass in Education
"Hard to know without using one, but the commercials evoke lots of possibilities. But the price-point makes it a tough sell for right now. But...a Go Pro on your head, instant query for information,video student performance assessments without setup,…"
Jan 22, 2014
Martha Cunningham replied to Christopher Corpus's discussion Tablets: Plethora or Paralysis
"We have iPads in grades 5, 6, and 9 this academic year. We bought 30 Chromebooks for the library and classrooms for grades 1-4. We still have four labs with desktop computers too. All in all I think it is more important to look at the learning…"
Apr 7, 2013
Christopher Corpus replied to Chelsea Rock's discussion Hardware Refresh: How Does Your District Do It?
"Each teacher and administrator is issued a Mac laptop. Every four years the laptop is turned in for a new one. School sites are on their own to refresh their technology, so you can imagine that it is based on money available rather than a…"
Jan 22, 2013
Christopher Corpus replied to Christopher Corpus's discussion Tablets: Plethora or Paralysis
"We will be piloting the CST online assessments for Science. I wonder if iPads are suitable enough."
Sep 21, 2012
Harry Dickens replied to Christopher Corpus's discussion Tablets: Plethora or Paralysis
"I always look at the device as a tool for creating or sharing what I know.  I would look at devices that allow me to do this easiest. When thinking devices with a smaller screen than the iPad remember required screen size for the devices for…"
Sep 21, 2012
Rowland Baker replied to Christopher Corpus's discussion Tablets: Plethora or Paralysis
"Chris- Great to hear from you.  You are not alone in this paralysis.  I seems to be one thing as to what works for us in our personal life, it is another for an enterprise solution.  If you want your students to do more than read, or…"
Sep 21, 2012
Christopher Corpus added the App Einstein Quotes
Sep 18, 2012
Christopher Corpus posted a discussion

Tablets: Plethora or Paralysis

At the end of last year I was seriously thinking of plunging into the world of iPads for students as replacements for desktops or laptops. Two computers in a classroom doesn't make technology integration a reality. Getting closer to 1:1 motivates a teacher to change the instructional delivery. I have been thinking 8 computers, 8 laptops, and 8 tablets might be a good interim design (the other 8 are with a real live teacher or even books), coupled with a digital projector, digital camera, and…See More
Sep 17, 2012
Susan Brooks-Young left a comment for Christopher Corpus
"Thanks for attending the Webinar today!"
Jun 20, 2012
Christopher Corpus liked Michael Simkins's group Leadership 3.0 Symposium
Apr 20, 2012
Christopher Corpus replied to Michael Simkins's discussion What's ahead for 2012?
"Perhaps the rise of BYOD, given the challenges of funding technology in schools today. I know IT people get very paranoid about this, as do site administrators.  But with proper protocols and strong AUPs, then it could work."
Apr 19, 2012
Christopher Corpus posted a discussion

From the Ground Up: Can students inform policy?

Read this article from the great site, Mindshift.Student InputCertainly we can learn from our older students.  For our younger students, their parents have valuable opinions.These students remind us that the digital divide still exists, and that they can help.  We tell kids to leave their technology at the door, then we complain that we cannot afford technology in the…See More
Mar 7, 2012
Christopher Corpus replied to Gabe Soumakian's discussion Technology Leadership in a Changing World
"Not too different from other change-oriented approaches to leadership training: Leading Change in a Diverse Environment (eg Digiterati and Luddites) Walking the Talk (Web 2.0 tools for leaders) Coaching teachers for 21st Century Skills: Rethinking…"
Mar 6, 2012
Christopher Corpus replied to Bill Beavers's discussion To Chromebook or not to Chromebook?
"You are right about being ready for Chromebook, the cloud, or internet-based computing.  The tipping point of teachers using the cloud is still far away.  We need the pioneers to leave diaries of their digital lives so the rest of us can…"
Mar 6, 2012
Christopher Corpus commented on Rowland Baker's group Digital Leadership; Leading our Schools Today
"Before Apple announced their e-textbook initiative, I didn't really think Apple had done much to influence technology in the classroom with iPads.  You are right. Is this a response to the growing popularity of the Kindle Fire or the…"
Feb 29, 2012

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