Monday, October 17, 2011

Steve Jobs Understood Play

I ran across this video today. I'm sure that many of you have already seen it.

What I like about this is that it demonstrates why the iTechnologies are so compelling. I'm not just reading an article. I'm playing with it. I have the power to interact with it physically. Add to that the social nature of many iApps, and I am exploring a playground of content that is much richer than a traditional print source such as a textbook.

This video reminded me of Joe's Non-Netbook, a video that was produced at The Science Leadership Academy:

Together, these videos challenge me to think about the resources we educators bring to the table everyday. Engagement starts when we are allowed to participate.

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