Sunday, May 06, 2007


Teaching with technology, follow-up

A follow-up to an entry from three months ago: the New York Times tells us that programs that give laptops to high-school students are failing, because they're ineffective and overly expensive. No further comment; I'll let the article stand by itself.

Update, 9 May: Two excellent and extended commentaries on this:

Both fit right in with James's comment here, and my original thoughts on the matter from the other post.

1 comment:

Dr. Momentum said...

In other news: "Bag of Hammers Fails To Teach Carpentry."