”Det är ingen vacker syn.” Så tog teknokraterna kommandot över skolan

av Maciej Zareba

http://www.dn.se/kultur-noje/det-ar-ingen-vacker-syn-sa-tog-teknokraterna-kommandot-over-skolan/

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The false promise of tech in schools: Let’s make chagrined admission 2.0

”We’ve already had one round of chagrined admissions. About 10 years ago, the common practice was buying hardware and dropping it into schools: Every student got a laptop, perhaps, or every classroom got a computer-driven whiteboard. Policymakers finally realized that such purchases don’t boost student achievement or create a new generation of programmers.”

”Reading on a screen would seem to be little different than reading on paper. Maybe even better: They can integrate video and audio, for example, and content can be updated easily. But in study after study, reading comprehension is actually a little worse on screens. That’s why even younger readers with lots of screen-based experience say they prefer paper.”

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/daniel-willingham-false-promise-tech-schools-article-1.2636472

Willingham, a psychology professor at the Univesity of Virginia, is author of “Raising Kids Who Read.”