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Letting learning technology flourish in schools

from District Administration Magazine

A photo on Scott McLeod's popular "Dangerously Irrelevant" blog carries the caption, "We're so busy doing 20th century teaching, we don't have time to initiate 21st century learning." That, in a nutshell, is McLeod's driving concern about K12 education. A country that doesn't embrace technology and innovation in its education system cannot hope to compete in an increasingly knowledge-based economy. "Job growth in America, in terms of numbers, is around non-routine cognitive work — the stuff that requires sophisticated mental thinking, creative work, problem-solving, collaboration — and we aren't doing a good job preparing students for that," he says. more

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