Tag: ds

Interactive response systems

[][] [][] photo credit: swpermanAs we investigate ways to use mobile Internet devices in our classrooms, it hit me that they could be used as an interactive student response system (ISRS). Since current ISRSs are around \$100 per person, why not invest in a more useful device such as the iPod Touch, Sony PSP, or Nintendo DS (with Opera)? I… Read more →

Your assignment: 20 minutes on your DS before school

Scottish authorities [have begun other trials of ‘More Brain Training with Dr Kawashima’ on the Nintendo DS][] in 16 schools: A 20-minute burst of the ‘brain training’ exercises on Nintendo’s DS console at the start of the day apparently improves performance in maths tests by as much as 10 per cent, according to a Scottish study. The results of the… Read more →