Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

The Computer Delusion

Monday, May 19th, 2008

July 1997 The Atlantic [See link for full article which contains embedded links] There is no good evidence that most uses of computers significantly improve teaching and learning, yet school districts are cutting programs -- music, art, physical education -- that enrich children's lives to make room for this dubious nostrum, and the ...

The Flickering Mind

Monday, January 26th, 2004

January 26, 2004 NPR This audio segment is based on Todd Oppenheimer's book: "The Flickering Mind: The False Promise of Technology in the Classroom and How Learning Can Be Saved". The Flickering Mind