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Education Technology Conference Shows Off New Tech Toys for Teachers

Some displayers featured robots to be used in the classroom to teach robotics and engineering. This particular robot can also apparently dance and do yoga.

This week hundreds of teachers, administrators and students gathered for the 14th annual eTech Ohio educational technology conference in Columbus. Although there was some new technology on hand, the focus this year was on how to effectively use computers in the classroom. The Columbus Convention Center was filled with hundreds of vendors showing off their latest [...]

Digital Divide: Commenters Split Over Computers in the Classroom

Our story a few weeks ago about Waldorf schools that shun the use of computers in the classroom got a lot of you buzzing. Ohio education tech guy John Schinker was the first to chime in. It’s strange to me that these schools feel so threatened by technology that they’re banning it. Our students are [...]

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