Portable Productivity – A Case Study

Thinking about using technology in your classroom but not sure where to start? This article is a case study in using an iPod in the music classroom. The Maine Music Educators Association publication, The Bulletin is available as an online magazine at:  http://tinyurl.com/y8usvwf

Technology is no longer the wave of the future. Technology is now. Dramatic changes have come about in how we access, store and disseminate information. Education needs to make the same types of dramatic changes in order to compete in a global market. Over 150 million iPods have been sold worldwide as of March 2008 (Gaba, 2008) Bridge Ratings, LLC predicts that by 2009 approximately 250 million MP3 players will be in use. (Bridge Ratings, 2007).