Too much tech? An argument for keeping schools low-tech

Reblogged from the Answer Sheet

It almost seems verbotin to suggest that high technology doesn’t belong in the classroom. But in this post, author  Annie Murphy Paul does just that. Paul is a contributing writer  for Time magazine, writes a weekly column about learning for, blogs about learning for a number of websites and contributes to various publications.  She is the author of “The Cult of Personality,” a cultural history and scientific critique of personality tests, and of “Origins,” a book about the science of prenatal influences. Her latest book is “Brilliant: The New Science of Smart.” This post appeared on Paul’sBrilliant Blog.  This piece was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education-news outlet affiliated with Teachers College, Columbia University. Read the post>>