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Is Technology in Schools the Future or Just a Fad?

Sunday, August 21, 2005

Quote:"There have always been and will always be pockets of interesting activity and innovation going on around the country, but in most schools, kids maybe search the Web, they make PowerPoint presentations," said Margaret Honey, director of the Center for Children and Technology in New York. "Those are all good things. But we could easily build on those activities and make them much more rigorous and applicable to the 21st century if we wanted to. . . . For the most part, I think we're not."