I use my palm for discipline; I keep notes on behavior as my class move
around the school. I also take it with the folding keyboard to
conferences and meetings. The battery will last all day; the lap top
lasts 2 - 3 hours of use time. The palm is instant start; the laptop has
to boot and even when I put it in hibernation mode it takes time to
I don't know if it would be very good for art applications. The only
thing I can think of is note taking. When I go out with my digital
camera, I take my palm also. When I take pictures, I write notes about
what is in the photo. This is especially true when I go to museums, and
From: Larry Seiler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2003 5:27 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Palm or Hand Held computers...
Just curious...I'm going to be next year one of two Technology
Instructors for our district. Funny that as an artist/art teacher I
evolved to be considered such, and perhaps that is more a measure just
behind times many of our staff is. At any rate, I will as a reward for
taking on this task of 20 hours instruction before or after school to
staff (how to use technology in their curriculum), be given $1000 to be
for peripherals, software, etc., of my own use.
I have a good digital cdrom camera already. Was considering adding a
Wacom digital tablets....but, then the thought crossed my mind. What
a palm or handheld computer?