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Computers in Classrooms

The Global Search for Education: Can Tech Help Students Learn?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.05.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

A new report, "Students, Computers, and Learning: Making the Connection," investigates the stats on crucial contemporary issues of technology and education. The author, Francesco Avvisati, is an analyst of education reports for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA).

Why Using iPads In School Isn't What It's Cracked Up To Be

Erin Whitten | Posted 06.09.2014 | Teen
Erin Whitten

It is very intimidating when a toddler knows how to use technology better than a teenager. That shows how the next generation is going to be, but that needs to stop.

I Don't Want My Life To Be Like 'Her'

Helen Lu | Posted 04.22.2014 | Teen
Helen Lu

Also I guess we can say goodbye to the already little teacher to student interaction. Face-to-face teaching has always helped me maybe because it shows that the teacher actually cares, but thanks to the program we will be building better relationships with a computer.

Wearables in the Classroom: Why Traditional Testing Won't Cut It for Millennials Much Longer

Brian Lichliter | Posted 04.20.2014 | College
Brian Lichliter

I had never read a text message during an exam before, but the casual message was a telling indicator of the inevitable battle brewing between technology and the traditional classroom.

Teens Who Spend More Time Online Are More Digitally Literate

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.29.2011 | Education

Don't disconnect your kids: teenagers who spend time on the web are more digitally literate during a time when technological proficiency is increasing...

Technology In Schools: Weighing The Pros And Cons

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

As Google, Verizon, Microsoft and the Department of Education pour millions into providing schools across the nation with technology's newest gadgets ...