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A history of technological hype - kappanonline.org

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"During the pandemic, most schools turned to remote learning as a matter of necessity. Some in the education biz think that the pandemic has created a new market for their productsHistorian Victoria E.M. Cain of Northeastern University has written an engaging account  of the hype associated with new technology in the classroom. It is a tool, it should be used appropriately, but it is not a replacement for teachers.When it comes to education technology, school leaders have often leaped before they looked. . Actually, most parents and students are eager for real schools with real teachers to open again. Contrary to popular myth, teachers too want schools to reopen, as soon as they are safe for staff and students."

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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