Schools Attempt to Redefine the iPod War

Schools Attempt to Redefine the iPod War

There are 27 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Jan 1, 2009, titled Schools Attempt to Redefine the iPod War. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

The prevalence of MP3 players has made it hard for teachers to keep them out of the classroom, but some schools embrace them.

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Lenni, PA

#1 Jan 5, 2009
“By banning iPods and other gadgets, we're teaching kids to actually become iPods— to become machines that store and spit out data. Instead, we should be teaching them to use iPods—to use that data and to be human beings who can think.”

This is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard. If you want to use iPods with homework fine, but not in school. Of course kids can cheat with it, it's a device that I can download information on. It's no longer the bottle cap or on the sleeve, it's on the iPod and non-teachers don't understand that it distracts the classroom and enables cheating.

Haslett, MI

#2 Jan 11, 2009
im gay

Des Plaines, IL

#3 Jan 13, 2009
yay,i hope my school starts allowing them ^~^

Des Plaines, IL

#4 Jan 13, 2009
Gay wrote:
im gay

Norristown, PA

#5 Jan 25, 2009
this information is 99.9% true!

Carolina, RI

#6 Jan 30, 2009
i think ipods shoud be alowed in school

Canton, GA

#7 Feb 3, 2009
Ha he said he was gay ha and i think it should be allowed to bring ipods or mp3's to school

Canton, GA

#8 Feb 3, 2009
ha he is gay

Canton, GA

#9 Feb 3, 2009

Canton, GA

#11 Feb 3, 2009
ha ha ha ha ha ha the kid named gay said he was gay ha ha ha

Canton, GA

#12 Feb 3, 2009
joanthan k

Canton, GA

#13 Feb 3, 2009
ha i hate mrs.edge she is a meanie

Canton, GA

#14 Feb 3, 2009
i hate my teacher

Statesville, NC

#15 Feb 23, 2009
instead of just thinking of all the bad uses for the ipod think of the good uses for it and anyway ipods are an advancement in technology so don't stand in the way you will get ran over

Since: Mar 09

Chengdu, China

#16 Mar 2, 2009
it is undeniable that ipod gives us something wonderful and useful. the key is the students yourselves. can your control yourselves from indulging in it? once you indulge in it, it turns to be harmful to your study and life

Northridge, CA

#17 Mar 10, 2009
carlmen2 wrote:
<quoted text>right....
Me too!!!!

Cedarpines Park, CA

#18 May 7, 2009
i am straight

New York, NY

#19 May 7, 2009
I don't get all this

New Caney, TX

#20 Oct 27, 2009
I'm doing a project for my school on allowing kids to use i-pods in schools. This article is a great push in allowing this to happen. Only downside, kids who don't own i-pods or MP3 players can't use them and could feel left out. Our schools don't have enough money to spend on i-pods. Fundraisers across America would help speed up the process of loaning i-pods. They could check out the i-pod for two weeks and if they don't return it or re-check it out in that period, a 10 cent fine is issued for every day, not counting weekends and holidays. When I finish my report I'm going to e-mail my report to my Superintendent and see what he thinks. Really hope we can push this to a school rule!

Irrigon, OR

#21 Oct 27, 2009
Come on, the last thing education needs is more gadgets to distract from what's really needed: parental involvement and better trained teachers.

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