Educational Technology

September 12, 2010

Laptop learning

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By Sara Brown, Boston Globe

Patrick Larkin envisions a day when all students bring to school is a laptop, iPad, or cellphone. To the dismay of schoolchildren everywhere, snow days would be a thing of the past since students could complete their class work even when snowbound.  The Burlington High School principal may be looking ahead when he talks about leaving behind “the idea that people can only be educated between 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.’’ But Larkin is already a pioneer in bringing technology into his school, using social media tools to connect with students and educators.

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