More than 700 tech-savvy educators converged last week to compare notes (both digital and analog) and best practices at the EdTech Teacher iPad Summit in Boston.
Rabbi Jonathan Frankel had no problem getting through rabbinical school at Yeshiva University or law school at Harvard. It was keeping track of his th...
For better and worse, we live in a culture of coding. Now that virtually everyone is a consumer of digital content, there are unprecedented commercial and social opportunities for content creators. Now is the time to encourage kids, and adults, to code.
Consider the iPad -- The iPad was invented and built by grownups who had to play outside when they were kids. Fast forward to this current generation where the majority of kids sit inside staring at... an iPad.
I send this warning to Russia's hard-liners: don't mess with Apple. You can't win this fight -- just ask Dr. Dre. Don't let Russia become the next Beats Electronic. When it comes to swallowing up its competitors, the Russian Federation has nothing on Apple.
I often wonder what it would be like to meet that guy from the beer commercials, dubbed the "World's Most Interesting Man." Would we discuss politics? Cooking? Opera? Definitely not opera because that's a subject I know nothing about and, out of boredom, he would probably leave with that posse of women who accompany him in every ad.
While the science is still out on how (and to what degree) gamification helps elementary and middle school students learn lessons, teachers are increasingly incorporating games into their classroom curriculum. This is particularly true of math games.
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The very devices and media delivery systems that provide us with unprecedented insight and understanding of the world are also distracting us from what is existing in front of our eyes.
Remember the Palm Pilot? That personal digital assistant (PDA) that was all the rage back in the 1990s now seems as archaic as a sundial or abacus com...
From early childhood through higher education and beyond, there is little debate that the iPad -- still less than five years old -- is transforming how we learn.
We share stories and rhymes about creatures who slither and fart. We laugh. He points at the illustrations. As soon the poem chimes to an end, he asks for another. I begin to read more slowly.
Custom View Controller Transition animations were introduced in iOS7 and they provide you with the ability to customize every aspect of how view controllers animate between each other. This means you are no longer stuck with just the stock animations that are provided in Xcode and you can give your App its own unique feel.
Technology is not going away, so it's our job to use it wisely, and, by doing so, teach our children how to use it wisely.
It's unclear whether this high profile focus on wearable computing will come anywhere close to matching the success of Google's Android operating system.