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Goodbye Boring PowerPoints: Multimedia in the Classroom
Last fall, I spent some time observing in a high school classroom on the North side of Chicago. During one of my visits, the teacher (aka “Mr. M”) led his class of energetic sophomores to the computer lab, a large room filled with sleek new monitors that definitely outshone the ones at my graduate university. The computer lab was familiar territory for these students, who frequently headed to the lab to complete various English assignments, such as typing up stories using vocabulary words or... Continue Reading >>