Teaching with a Tablet PC

There are two new Tablet PC education sites on the block, not counting Ryan Betts that we pointed to last night.

The first one is TeacherTabletPC.com, written by Isaac, a mathematics teacher in the Chicago area. I love his introduction:


I teach mathematics in the Chicago metro area. Last year, a couple of my friends started using TabletPCs in class every day. While I am a big fan of bleeding edge technology in my own life, I am very hesitant when it comes to the latest educational fad, so I mostly sat back and listened to what they said. After hearing about it for a year, I decided it was worth playing with and found myself a B-stock IBM X41 tablet at CDW at the beginning of June.

My tablet has barely left my hands since then. I’ve used it nearly every day in class instead of an overhead or blackboards or whiteboards, predominantly using Journal.

The second one is by J. Ricky Cox, who teaches Chemistry with his Tablet PC at Murray State University. While there, be sure to check out Murray State’s Tablet PC site. They have have a very nice page on about Tablet PC implementation, entitled “A Campus-Wide Initiative to Develop, Deploy, and Assess Five Models of Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning“.

Via Bob Heiny with Tablet PC Education Blog