Access to Technology, Intellectual Freedom, and 21st-century education
Library StatsStudents completed 4,237 research sessions this school-year in the LibGuides platform.
With 1,263 sessions on an iPhone, this is still the top access vehicle for LibGuides.
We currently have 53 LibGuides with 6,521 views between August 2017 and May 2018.
Here are just a few:
- The Senior Capstone Project had 939 views
- Harper Lee had 247 views
- The Biome Project had 179 views
- Mark Twain 87 views
- Muscles Project 64 views
- Democracy Research Project 48 views
- Spanish Articles 29 views
Education Best PracticesCommon Sense Media recommends several Device-Free Zones.
Guess what, the classroom is not one of them!
Ed-Tech Reviews and Resources from Common Sense Media
- 44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class
Use Smartphones to Collaborate, Communicate, Create, Coordinate/Curate
- Computers of the Future May Be Minuscule Molecular Machines
Zeroes and 1s are so last century.
- How Your Smartphone Camera Is Affecting Your Life
JONAH LEHRER "those who took pictures showed higher levels of enjoyment ... Interestingly, these people also showed significantly higher levels of engagement. Because they were immersed in the act of picture-making, they were more attentive to the details of the scene; the mundane experience became an aesthetic event."
- Using Smartphones in the Classroom
Tired of telling students to put away their phones? A veteran teacher shares tips for using mobile devices as learning tools.
- Your smartphone is millions of times more powerful than all of NASA’s combined computing in 1969
Put simply, the iPhone 6’s clock is 32,600 times faster than the best Apollo era computers and could perform instructions 120,000,000 times faster. You wouldn’t be wrong in saying an iPhone could be used to guide 120,000,000 Apollo era spacecraft to the moon, all at the same time.