Back to the blackboard and chalk?

… Simply because computers are available is not a sufficient reason to believe they will improve education outcomes. Computers are incredible tools, but because they are also used to seek entertainment they are becoming increasing unsuitable for many educative purposes and teaching scenarios. …
— Michael Davison
Laptops in schools not so smart (2013-Nov-21) [The Age]

This sounds worse than a workman blaming the tools, it sounds very much like a workshop trainer banning the use of saws because they are not being used properly rather than providing the training for ‘correct usage’.

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