I love the idea of one to one computing. While it has gotten a lot of attention with mixed results in the US its only starting in many parts of the world. From @Microsoft_EDU I found this post called Improving teaching and learning in Kenya with 1:1 computing which talks about some joint efforts in Kenya and other places to expand this sort of program.
ISTE’s Twitter account @isteconnects regularly posts interesting links and information. Last week they asked this question - Do you know a young edtech educator who deserves recognition? ISTE is accepting nominations for this technology educator recognition program.
Last week was Talk Like a Pirate day. At the CSTA blog Dave Reed talks about using Talk Like A pirate day in his classes It’s fun, its interesting, it gets kids interested. Check it out.
People tend to think of Microsoft as a software company which it is. But it is also involved in hardware as well. Channel 9 just started a six part series of videos about the Hardware lab at Microsoft, Part 1 of 6 is now up.