Graphing calculators are becoming institutionalized. It might not make sense at first because it’s just a calculator but it has become more a tradition in schools across America. I’m not talking about all graphing calculators but some calculator models have been implemented in school systems so deeply that a mindset has been engraved in administrators… Read More Graphing Calculators
My school wants to embrace technology. Every year, they fill their soulless hearts with new technology. Before school started, I volunteered to help set up the school. There were posters that needed to be hung up in the teachers lounge. I felt bad for the teachers because there were around 16 posters of the same… Read More Is Spending $22K on Technology Justifiable?
For migrants fleeing from war-torn countries, not charging their smartphones could have a substantial impact. This statement seems like a hyperbole but GPS services and SMS tools are helping migrants avoid areas that are deadly. They only have one destination and that’s where they’ll be safe so every step counts. Not to mention bandits, thieves,… Read More The Importance of Smartphones for Migrants
Has technology spoiled Millennials or has their level of responsibility gone up? What we are seeing now might be the imbalance of both.
For the next two months, I will be talking about how technology shapes our lives. One of the main focus of this project relates to globalization. Technology is a broad subject so I will narrow it down to an issue called identity theft. I am sure that most of you know what it is but… Read More Technology – Project
The only thing I heard were weak static noises. Silence swallowed the whole room and the only sound came from my sister who was crying. I kind of missed hearing the annoying sounds made by the Furby. The ears were ripped off and I could only attach the left ear back on. The eyes were… Read More Technological Connections
With schools acquiring bigger budgets than ever before, where does the money go to? Infrastructure? Teachers? Once, in my freshman year at high school, I had a teacher who talked about respect for the laptop cart. Basically, a cart containing about twenty laptops needed as much attention as a student getting bullied, maybe even more. Also, the… Read More How Much Technology is Enough for our Classrooms?