December 15th, 1999

Push for Computers in Classrooms Gathers New Foes

By Pamela Mendels
The New York Times

In a draft statement on technology literacy, a committee of the
group, called the Alliance for Childhood, says that the American approach to
technology in homes and schools has been flawed, emphasizing ephemeral vocational
skills and the razzle-dazzle of educational software, rather than helping children
think critically about technology and its appropriate use.

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