Good Read: iPads - A Tool, Not Alchemy, for Education

In this thoughtful piece about how to frame the conversation around education and tablets, a discussion of what technology can't do and what it can.

"I am not saying that the iPad is the solution to everything—not at all—I am suggesting that we should not be thinking about iPads that way from the beginning. Think about what your kids need to learn and grow. Play with them, talk to them, observe them. What do they need to develop? Start there. Then—once you know that—you can start thinking about ways to do this."

The topic of kids and technology is a hot topic again. This would normally be a good thing, if the questions that are being discussed weren't fundamentally the wrong ones. It is, however, a familiar situation.

Read more at: www.joanganzcooneycenter.org

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