Thursday, 25 February 2010

Teacher scare

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Why teachers should boycott ICT (except Linux)

February 17, 2010, Posted by: John Spencer

ICT in schools is a good thing... or maybe not if you are a teacher.
Like all powerful tools ICT can be used for good or ill. In my opinion the last decade has seen the bad side come to the fore.
This really was highlighted for me recently by an article carried in the national press which raised concerns about teachers becoming victims of the dreaded key-stroke analysers now used very widely in schools in the UK.

If we want to extend learning using modern technology, as most politicians seemto wish to do, then we need to sort out how it should be used.

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