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Ed-Tech Policy Letter to the Editor

It’s Time to Reboot for Education System

October 17, 2011 1 min read

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.

Stan Doore

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

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