@zacchiro i'm still not sure what was wrong with blackbords and writing on paper. the concepts of teaching need to be fixed, not the tools.

@zacchiro Nothing inherently wrong with using tablets in the classroom. Students can struggle with badly-worded assignments or get distracted and start doodling on paper just as easily as on a tablet. The problem is more that teachers don't have the time or resources to give students the individual attention they need.

There are other reasons to oppose giving tablets to students, for example I would rather Google not spy on my kids.

Also notable that this was written pre-COVID.

@corey
> Students can struggle with badly-worded assignments or get distracted and start doodling on paper just as easily as on a tablet.

No, that is one of the key points here, distraction is much worse on a tablet. (And that is so by design.)

@zacchiro It might be holding back some students but (being a high school student) I know that having a self paced program would've greatly accelerated my learning.

@karmanyaahm for a self-paced program you need good teachers, not tech gizmos

@zacchiro
This results of this MIT-review show that social interaction ist more important for learning than technical support.

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