Category: Technology

Twitter Essay: Environment and Technology

Your Specific Tasks: The Discussion: Form a discussion group of about 5 students(invite a staff member, too, if you want). Start your discussion in Twitter (use a new/unique #hashtag and avoid spamming existing hashtags). One of you picks the discussion starter

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Instant Communications Technology

“Our embrace of high-tech gadgetry could turn life into a series of rushed encounters and clipped exchanges, producing ideas of diminishing depth.” – Langdon Winner What effect does “instant communication” have on you? What effect does “instant communication” have on

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About Technology

Write a post on one of the following topics about technology: technological change in schools technology both shapes and is shaped by society the need for public policy that controls technological change genetic engineering determine a plan of action to

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The Chimney Sweeper

Read William Blake’s poem, “The Chimney Sweeper”(1789). What is this poem saying about humans and technological advances? In what ways has the condition that humanity finds itself in changed since Blake wrote his poem. Write a post of your thoughts

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Robots

Write a post on the subject of robots. Possible themes you might consider are: robots of the past, present, and future benefits and dangers of having robots the depiction of robots in film and television

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A Technological Invention

What technological invention has been most important to you? How has it influenced or affected you? What would you like to see invented in the near future that would be of great help to make you life more comfortable or

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No Cell Phones!

Pretend that the members of your community have decided to turn off their cell phones, televisions, computers, consoles, hand held devices, game gadgets, etc. for a week. Write a persuasive letter to the editor of your local newspaper as part

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When you have children…

When(if) you have children do you plan to put any restrictions on their technology habits? Consider TV, computer, console game, hand held game, cell phone, ipod, smart phone, ipad etc.

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Today’s technology

Share what you enjoy most about today’s technology.

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High-Tech Invention

Choose one high-tech invention that you have used, and write an inductive essay that praises or condemns it. First freewrite on your subject for at least five minutes – automatically, never letting your pencil or keyboard stop – then look

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Simplify, simplify

The American author and philosopher Henry David Thoreau, who left town life for his cabin by Walden Pond, wrote, “Our life is frittered away by detail. … Simplify, simplify.” In your opinion, has technology simplified or complicated our lives? Defend

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Technophobe

Are you a technophobe? Or do you rejoice in high technology? Defend your answers with examples.

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The way families interact

How is technology changing the way families interact? Consider entertainment, transportation, social media, etc.

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