The Detroit News: http://detnews.com/article/20110927/SCHOOLS/109270334/Schools-learn-to-work-with-cell-phones-in-class#ixzz1ZH35jjJg
Is this really headline worthy?
Are we really still at a place where using technology in the classroom is new/exciting/and newsworthy?
The answer is unfortunately yes…whether it is using cellphones/smartphones in class as a resource, accessing social media through school servers, or general attitudes towards technology at all.
“I don’t think any child should have a cellphone in school,” said Ray LaPointe, whose daughter is a junior at Clinton Township’s Chippewa Valley High School, which decided to allow cell phones in school this year. “I don’t know what they can learn by having a cellphone.
The world has changed – education needs to evolve with it…the attitude of this parent is unfortunately more the rule than the exception. While the skill sets and abilities that today’s youth will require are drastically different than past generations – attitudes have remained largely the same.
11-09-19 8:47 PM
So if you do school differently, but then have to follow all the same rules, regardless of purpose or intent, then what’s different?