Sometimes as a blogger, you will get an idea for a good post; get started on the write up and find that someone else has already presented the same ideas. I was going to discuss multitasking in the classroom by students. However, a quick blog search showed a very well thought out essay written by Rosemary Joyce, Professor of Anthropology at Berkeley.
She gives a great summary from the instructor’s viewpoint of new technology in the classroom. Take a few minutes to read her essay. Here is the link: