Ultimately, said Casap, the question isn't "how do we use technology in the classroom," but "how do we utilize the Web as a learning platform." It's no longer a question of what you want to be when you grow up, but what problem you want to solve. "The information is out there," he said, and we have to help them learn how to look for it, and how to make sense of it when they find it.
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recent one-week study that compared the outcomes of two classes, a control class that received a lecture from a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and an experimental section where students worked with graduate assistants to solve physics problems. Test scores for the experimental group (non-lecture) was nearly double that of the control section (41% to 74%).
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The long heralded, but long delayed, integration of TV and the Internet is finally upon us. In the two hours between 8:00 and 10:00 PM, Netflix streaming movies and TV shows account for one-fifth (not a misprint) of all the Internet bandwidth being used in the United States. And that’s not the half of it. True Internet TV is about to go mainstream.
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