Tag: technology

  • Is the medium the message of educational technology?

    Is the medium the message of educational technology?

    [Posted on the UOIT Technology & Curriculum blog.] Only a tiny fraction of what you communicate is sent through the words that you use, according to the research of Albert Mehrabian and others. Much of your message is sent through your tone of voice, your rate of speech, your facial expressions, your body posture and […]

  • Adventures in Online Learning

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  • Is Typing Making Us Stupid?

    Is Typing Making Us Stupid?

    Listening to the CBC lunch-time phone in last week reminded me of this article (How Handwriting Boosts the Brain – WSJ.com) that I read months ago and the struggle that we had with Trillium International School to have our children taught cursive writing. “Using advanced tools such as magnetic resonance imaging, researchers are finding that […]