By Rachelle Hawtof
Delaware Technical Community College
Ever gone on a really long car ride? I don’t care how old you are, we all think the same thing at some point in the ride. Are we there yet? How much longer?
Unfortunately, I think this is the way many students feel about the developmental math classes they are required to take. They don’t see the utility or the fun in mathematics. Instead, it’s a long tedious drive. Continue reading
While perusing Pinterest over holiday break, I came across a Tumblr image post that I just had to share. The phrase ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ rings true right now as I contemplate how times have changed since I was a student many moons ago. Okay, not many, just more than a few moons.
In any case, the photo shows students taking pictures with their smartphones of a projection screen. It doesn’t get much more ‘connected’ than that to be sure. Do your students use their camera phone to snap photos for note-taking purposes? Would you encourage or discourage this type of behavior?
To read more, visit: http://edudemic.com/2012/12/this-is-how-modern-students-take-notes/