Switch from Mac to Chromebook Puts Acclaimed Philly High School at Center of Ed-Tech Debates

Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy, one of the country’s most prominent technology-infused high schools and the subject of our year-long “Innovation Gamble” series, will be the first school in the nation to roll out Dell’s newly unveiled Chromebook 11.

The switch—SLA has used Mac laptops for the past seven years, winning awards and national recognition along the way—sends interesting signals about both the business and pedagogical battles taking place in the world of educational technology.

Read the entire article by Benjamin Herold on Education Week at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2013/12/switch_from_mac_chromebook.html

A different way to think about technology in education: Greg Toppo TED Talk

 

Links

Chris Lehman on You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rnUBqBQ3jQ

Greg Toppo on You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D17P3kqB3_0

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