Weekly Round Up

How the iPhone Could Reboot Education
Can handing out free iPhones really revolutionize learning and the classroom? It’s working for one school and the idea is slowly moving to new places. I don’t know about you, but I’d be willing to give it a try!

Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators
Admit it, you could spend all day on Twitter if you let yourself. So, how do you use it to be productive rather than a time-wasting tool? This article offers a bunch of tips to help you do just that.

Technology Policies on Course Syllabi
As a professor, you’ve probably heard them all – what used to be “my dog ate my homework” has become “my computer crashed” or “I can’t access the files on my jump drive”. How do some instructors save themselves from doling out extensions to students who, with such perfect timing, experience technology disasters? Read all about it in this article.

Sensible Tools of Engagement
The notion that all college students are tech savvy isn’t necessarily true. Read about the three tools that one teacher found were “within the reach of the majority of [her] students and are the most useful teaching tools”.