On Wednesday, Dec 4th., Mr. Byrne shared a note on the New York teacher's experience working with technology. Post originally was written by Catie O'Toole and we include the excerpt:
Video and audio podcasting. Virtual field trips. Geocaching...
Just six years ago, teacher Tood Cook graduated with a bachelor's degree in business and marketing from Le Moyne College. Two years later, he got his master's from Le Moyne.
But the 28-year-old who started teaching business classes at North Syracuse Junior High School five years ago isn't alone.
Rapidly changing technology is a challenge for many teachers, said Harrison Yang, professor of curriculum and instruction at the State University College at Oswego.
"We just can't avoid it," Yang said. "These new technologies are already part of (teenagers') lives. We cannot just teach the old stuff and something not related to their interests and routines."
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