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Will educators' fascination with computers be remembered as a passing fancy, or will computers become a vital force for educational change? If computer education is seen only as an isolated subject, it may indeed be a flash in the pan.
The need to develop higher-order thinking skills in K-12 students has attracted growing attention. But the current efforts to encourage such thinking will fail unless teachers themselves are conscious of such skills and know how to use them in the classroom.
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