The Answer Sheet: technology in schools


Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 01/05/2011

How technology will and won't change schools by 2020

Will ever newer technological devices really lead to an educational revolution and make schools unrecognizable by 2020?

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:00 AM ET, 01/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  education technology, handhelds, larry cuban, technology, technology in schools

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/14/2010

Willingham: The unrealized promise of whiteboards

Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham looks at the research about how well whiteboards help student learning. His conclusion: Not much.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Technology, Technology | Tags:  educational technology, smart boards, technology in schools, whiteboards

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/20/2010

Obama’s mistake with technology in ed reform

The Obama administration's plan for rewriting No Child Left Behind makes the mistake of relegating technology – a catalyst for all educational reform efforts for the 21st century – to just an “additional, cross-cutting priority.”

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Technology | Tags:  blueprint for reform, obama and blueprint for reform, obama and mistake, obama and nclb, obamas, teachers college, teachers college at columbia university, technology in education, technology in schools