So I came across this article that discussed the ability of tech gadgets to distract students. Excerpt from Psychology of technology article: "Recently my research team observed nearly 300 middle school, high school and university students studying something important for a mere 15 minutes in their natural environments...The results were startling. First, these students were only able … Continue reading Psychology, Technology, and Education – my three passions
Today my mind is changed. A while back I attended a workshop on using iPads in classrooms and I was not too impressed. Here's an excerpt of my reflection back then: "As far as the iPads go, I am slightly disappointed. As a technology enthusiast, I am not blown away by the ability and offerings … Continue reading iPads in classroom – my opinion changed.
Logically, everything is going as it should. But I can’t help but feel overwhelmed. I want to do so much more. Usually I am very good at setting small goals and take baby steps to improve. Perhaps the UBC program has done too good a job at instilling in me social justice. It dawns on … Continue reading First week