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Five predictions for 2011 that will rock the education world

Five predictions for 2011 that will rock the education world

Continuing a tradition started in years past, I list out my predictions for the key stories that will rock the education world in 2011. If I could put it into five words, 2011 will be all about mobile, mobile, change, change, and mobile. This next year, I’m looking more at the big picture…

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Going global and purposive

Going global and purposive

Knowledge powers the 21st century Dan Wallace (@ideafood) forwarded a link to this short essay by TED curator, Ted Anderson. Networking technologies are transforming the potential of teachers: There are many scary things about today’s world. But one that is truly thrilling is that the…

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Another m-learning hopeful comes to the U.S.

Another m-learning hopeful comes to the U.S.

Another OLPC competitor has entered the U.S. market. This time, Hewlett Packard Co. is releasing a lightweight “Mini-Note” line of notebook computers. Each unit weighs less than 3 pounds with a screen that measures 8.9 inches diagonally. A Linux-based model is available for under $500….

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m-Learning comes to the U.S.

m-Learning comes to the U.S.

NPR reports that the One Laptop Per Child project will provide computers for kids in Birmingham, Alabama. The report highlights a key challenge of the project: Can a slow computer have an impact in a high-speed society? Maybe not. Meanwhile, Nokia quietly announced the WiMAX…

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China hearts m-learning

China hearts m-learning

You don’t need to understand Mandarin to know what’s going on in these commercials. The videos seem to stream slowly from these Chinese YouTube equivalents, so you may want to brew a pot of coffee as they load. Believe me, it’s worth the wait. First,…

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m-learning in Open Seminar 2.0

m-learning in Open Seminar 2.0

[Cross-posted from e-rgonomic] Special thanks to John on showing how a paper cup is a technology (see post). Here is a small demonstration of the Open Seminar 2.0 conference and the emergence of M-Learning (mobile learning) era. This is a success story for the intelligent…

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Now for an update and correction…

Now for an update and correction…

I need to post an update and correction to my review of the Nokia N800: First, “timeless,” a MicroB developer, pointed out that when the N810 is released, the clock speed on the N800 will increase through an OS tweak: For the record, it’s the…

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One month with the Nokia N800

One month with the Nokia N800

Last month, I wrote on my latest handheld acquisition: the Nokia N800. I wrote a little on my initial experiences, and pondered its use in education. Now that I’ve had this for a month, it’s time for an update. Unlike most electronics produced by Nokia,…

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The m-learning potential of the Nokia N800

The m-learning potential of the Nokia N800

I purchased my third hand-held device on Friday. My first was a Newton MessagePad 2000 (which I later upgraded to the MP2100). The second was a Handspring Visor Platinum. The new device is a Nokia N800 Internet tablet. The N800 is a WiFi device with…

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One Laptop Per Child XO prototype at Siggraph 2007

One Laptop Per Child XO prototype at Siggraph 2007

Matthew Hockenberry of creativesynthesis.net demonstrates the One Laptop Per Child’s fourth production prototype of the $100 laptop initiative at SIGGRAPH 2007: (Video by Leonardo Bonanni of hyperexperience.com)

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