Thursday, September 15, 2011
Being smart about technology
But it doesn't replace building the bridge model and seeing if it stands. Or taking 50 yellow cubes and dividing them into seven cups by hand.
This article from the New York Times, In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores, tells the story of schools seduced by the glamour of technology, but not necessarily using it for better learning. To do that takes teachers with discriminating intelligence.
Technology transforms learning - if we're smart about it.