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App Presents Opts: Pokemon Go Tricks Kids into Learning, Exercising

Pokemon Go

Niantic's hot new app Pokemon Go continues to astound the nation since its midsummer release, leaving teachers to wonder how their classes will be affected by the fervor. Since the game is played on cellphones, many schools plan to keep Pokemon at bay by enforcing strict cellphone policies. Althou...

Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the classroom. Good idea or bad idea?

Over the past 20 years, as the use of technology has increased, debate has taken place among educators, parents and students about the use of technology in the classroom, where tools are integrated into daily instruction.

Pros

Keeps the practice of teaching fresh

Introducing new technology in t...

New Shop Class Technologies Prevent Lost Opportunities

The shop class of yesteryear had been a staple in many high schools across the country. In these courses, students learned tool and machinery operations along with skills in safety, collaboration, and communication. Still, people perceived shop class as a dumping ground for students unable to achiev...

The Pros and Cons of Personal Technology in Schools

Technology has become an integral aspect of life in the workplace, at home, and even in our schools. In this day and age, the thought of going a day or two without regular access to a computer or smartphone is almost laughable for most people.

Today's students are still studying the same subjects...