Some points raised by “experts”

  • shift from print-based materials to digital ones that offer new levels of interactivity
  • ad hoc and ever-changing groupings of students who are working on similar material on a given day
  • changes in everything from the schedule of the school day to the architecture of school buildings
  • change in education will not come as quickly as many predict
  • classrooms that used the laptops the most often were not necessarily the most successful

From all the comments, there seems to be a consensus that classrooms with technology most often were not the most successful. Of course what is the definition of success? High exam scores? Many did point out that classroom technology has moved ahead while our assessment is still stone age.

Until the time assessment and mindset changes, the great debate on whether technology enhance learning for impede learning will wage on …

Bits, New York Times –  What Will School Look Like in 10 Years?

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