To the Editor:
To quote from your recent Commentary: “Tech for all?” Yes! “Tablet PCs help kids thrive!” Yes. “Simple-minded thinking about what works and the obsession with scale have turned our penchant for educational technology into a national mania” (“Tech for All?,” Oct. 5, 2011).
Teachers and the education system must adapt to technology and the rest of the world, as students and society have.
It’s catch-up time for the education system.
Silver Spring, Md.
The writer is a former adjunct lecturer in technology and administration at American University.
A version of this article appeared in the October 19, 2011 edition of Education Week as It’s Time to Reboot for Education System