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High-tech Magical Thinking for Doctors and Teachers (via Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice)


I was searching for Larry Cuban’s Oversold and Underused, and to my delight found that he also blogs. The fact that he uses WordPress gives me a chance to finally use the software fully.

High-tech Magical Thinking for Doctors and Teachers For decades, we have heard from policymakers that teachers using computers in schools will improve student learning and doctors using electronic health records will improve patient care and reduce costs. Yet these champions of electronic technologies are wrong. First, facts on the ground have contradicted their claims repeatedly and second, policymakers have mismatched high-tech fixes to fundamental structural problems of inadequate schooling and … Read More

via Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

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