Episode 145 – Chrompocalypse

Patrick and Tony are back! This episode they talk about cheaper iPads, cell phone bans and the Chrompocalypse that happened. Oh and Patrick’s kids stop by to say hi 🙂

  1. Much Cheaper iPad Expected in 2018 by Henry T. Casey of laptopmag.com
    1. https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/ipad-2018-specs-price
    2. Will this help vs the Chromebook in schools?
    3. Predictions?
  2. France to impose total ban on mobile phones in schools by Henry Samuel of the Telegraph
    1. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/11/france-impose-total-ban-mobile-phones-schools/
    2. Could they actually do this?
    3. Distraction for schools?
    4. FOMO – Fear of Missing Out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_missing_out
  3. Chromageddon Come Down: Educators are Wary After Thousands of Google Devices Fail by Sydney Johnson of edsurge.com
    1. https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-12-13-chromageddon-come-down-educators-are-wary-after-thousands-of-google-devices-fail
    2. Schools here called it Chrompocalypse which is a better name
    3. Should schools be dettered by this?

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About Patrick Cauley

I teach middle school technology and love to play around with tech and teach students and colleagues alike. You can read my blog at www.itbabble.com
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