We’re trying to get a class set of laptops for student use. We use a lot of technology in our grade 7 and 8 classroom: blogging, homework websites, class wikis, audacity podcasting, twitter, dance dance revolution in the classroom and more.
Like many schools, our computer lab is chronically over-booked. In other words, the technology isn’t available when we need it.
We recently bought a MDG Flip Tablet Netbook with the dream of one day getting a class set of these “Intel-Powered Convertiable Classmate PC”s.Â We did a Plus-Minus-Interesting (PMI) chart to evaluate the MDG Flip: