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[seul-edu] Fw: Some NYT Ed Tech links that may be of interest
I just received this from my sister and thought it might be of
general interest. I haven't looked these articles up yet. I
don't expect that they're specific to Linux and free software in
general, but they probably reflect what the American educational
establishment thinks about technology.
On Thu, 28 Dec 2000, Karen E. Loss wrote:
> In case you are interested, the New York Times has been
> running a
> variety of articles over the past couple of days about
> technology in
> education. I've been trying to forward some of them to you
> through the
> Times' website, but it keeps hanging up my computer. Argh!
> Here are a few links, and if you care to search for more, have
> at it.
> New Technology Standards for School Administrators
> By REBECCA S. WEINER
> FROM WEDNESDAY'S TIMES
> A group of school leaders and education associations are
> exploring a new
> set of technology standards for what school
> administrators should know about and do with technology.
> Skeptic Now Sees the Virtue in Teaching Children Online
> By JACQUES STEINBERG
> FROM THURSDAY'S TIMES
> A new venture involving William J. Bennett, the former United
> secretary of education, is among the first to imagine
> shepherding a child from the ABC's to a high school diploma
> using the Internet.
Doug Loss The art of medicine consists of amusing the
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