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Carla Hirschfeld, a Computer Science professor at WSU-LC uses her smartpen to reduce her workload and create better feedback for her students. This is her story:
The class that I teach most often is CS 205 Intro to Computer Literacy and Office Automation. We cover Computer Hardware, Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint. Students get labs and exams on everything but PowerPoint. That is a project which is due at the end of the quarter.
So at the end of the quarter, I have about 40-60 PowerPoint Projects to grade. …
ABC Fort Myers checks out smartpen and pencasting at Gulf Coast High School this Spring. The program is a part of a pilot initiative that will be evaluated in August. Keep an eye on the blog for updates this Summer.
We have all experienced the challenge of writing frantically to keep up with a meeting, class or a very talkative co-worker. In most cases we tend to miss something that was important or have difficulty later on deciphering our own notes. Wouldn’t it be great if we could go back and hear it all again or better yet just the parts which are unclear. Well it turns out you can with two nifty little pens called the “Echo” and its older sibling the “Pulse.” Both pens are made by a company called Livescribe. …
Collier County schools are switching up the way students learn. Teachers are using a new device to teach their lesson. It looks like a pen, but does much more.
Four In Your Corner’s Julie Salomone wants to know what students think of this new technology.
Renee White is just one teacher at Gulf Coast High School using a new gadget in the classroom.
It’s known as a Livescribe Smartpen. The pen is part of a pilot program in Collier County. Gulf Coast High has about 15 pens at the school and teachers are using them in subjects like Algebra, Biology, Anatomy and physical science. …
Digital pens are one of the latest tech gadgets to hit the classroom and aid learning. Zoe Branigan-Pipe, a sixth-grade teacher in the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board who is on secondment this school year at Brock University’s Faculty of Education, is experimenting with using a Livescribe digital pen in the classroom as a method to improve student learning.
The Livescribe pen is a pen/paper application with a built-in microphone and digital paper that records what is written and spoken, which can then be uploaded into video format to promote collaboration and discussion about a specific topic. …