Blog Bits, May 2011

For your next student-teacherparent conference, bring your iPhone to a TV and let parents see recordings of students working, reflecting on their work, showing evidence of success and areas to work on.
—Bob Sprankle

There are many blog posts, articles, and debates going around the idea of whether education should be run more like a business or not. But, I really believe that this is worth discussing within the context of educational technology. A wise “business” model is a good idea.
—Frank Pileiro

It’s serious crunch time in regards to education budgets. Budgets are staying flat or shrinking as costs go up. So, how do we cut costs to get the most bang for our buck? Here are some tips.
—David Andrade