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  1. Aug 2017
    1. People realized very quickly that pictures taken of a moving object, could be flipped through in succession, to create the illusion of a motion picture. The earliest animations were created this way; simple drawings photographed one at a time. It was obviously an extremely tedious process, and we had to wait till the development of celluloid in the 1920’s for easier methods to evolve.

      really cool article

  2. Jul 2017
    1. The promise of using technology in school technology has been to give students more control over their learning, while helping teachers provide tailored instruction to individual student needs. “Personalized learning” has been the common rhetoric driving most one-to-one device initiatives.

      Really good article about the use of open educational resources

    1. Open educational resources (OER) are any resources avail-able at little or no cost that can be used for teaching, learning, or research.

      Really good information in this article

    1. For children in low-income school districts, inadequate access to technology can hinder them from learning the tech skills that are crucial to success in today’s economy

      great article

    1. Another component of getting students ready for the future is making sure they are using tech as they might in the real world.

      YES! this is so important! I didnt even know how to use power point when I went to college.

    2. For example, this year teachers said they were more comfortable using technology than ever before.

      This is a good point. I think older/seasoned teachers may have some difficulty using some of the programs. I know some college professors that have trouble turning on the smart board

    1. As a result, Patrick said, students are “not building their technology skills, (and) they’re not able to access some of the courses and supplemental materials that would help them ramp up and be successful.

      I totally agree with this statement

    2. “Chicago in particular probably highlights the digital divide that’s across the country,” Patrick said. “Some schools may have access to one-to-one pilots, and other schools have old infrastructure that is barely functional, so that kids don’t have access to the computers.”

      I think this is really important when looking about technology in schools. What about those students who are being left behind due to the lack of school funding

    1. Even a first-grade student can begin to understand the organization of information on the Web

      This is very true. it blew my mind when my nephew could understand the internet at 6 years old.

    2. When he read the Web address, http://pubweb.northwestern.edu/~abutz/di/intro.html, he assumed that the domain name “northwestern.edu” automatically meant it was a credible source. He did not understand that the “~” character, inserted after the domain name, should be read as a personal Web page and not an official document of the university.

      I don't think this is common knowledge though. I personally didn't know this.

    1. I think this is good advice for using the design process also gives a really good Student Project Design Matrix example