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Technology and education

  1. 1. Technology and Education http://www.flickr.com/photo
  2. 2. "Students today can’t prepare bark to calculatetheir problems. They depend upon their slateswhich are more expensive. What will they dowhen their slate is dropped and it breaks? Theywill be unable to write. -Teachers Conference, 1703 http://www.flickr.com/photos/c aroslines/2254480335/
  3. 3. "Students today depend upon paper toomuch. They don’t know how to write onslate without getting chalk dust all overthemselves. They can’t clean a slateproperly. What will they do when they runout of paper?" -Principal’s Association, 1815
  4. 4. "Students depend too much on ink. Theydon’t know how to use a pen knife tosharpen a pencil. Pen and ink will neverreplace the pencil." -National Association of Teachers, 1907 http://www.flickr.com/photos/l ucazappa/37872703/
  5. 5. "Students today depend upon store boughtink. They don’t know how to make theirown. When they run out they will beunable to write words or ciphers until theirnext trip to the settlement. This is a sadcommentary on modern education. -The Rural Teacher, 1929 http://www.flickr.com/photos /shuttersparks/1413258875/
  6. 6. "Students today depend upon theseexpensive fountain pins. They can no longerwrite with a straight pen and nib (not tomention sharpening their own quills). Weparents must not allow them to wallow insuch luxury to the detriment of learninghow to cope in the real business world,which is not so extravagant." -PTA Gazette, 1941 http://www.flickr.com/ph otos/rossap/4160004956/
  7. 7. "Ball point pens will bethe ruin of education inour country. Studentsuse these devices andthen throw them away.The virtues of thriftand frugality are beingdiscarded. Businessand banks will neverallow such expensiveluxuries.“ -The FederalTeacher, 1950
  8. 8. "Students today depend too much onhand-held calculators." -Anonymous, 1985 http://www.flickr.com/ photos/90965059@N04 /8271013076/
  9. 9. Today we still usepens, pencils andcalculators. Nowwe havecomputers whichmake our liveseven easier andI’m sure that nomatter whatchanges happenin the futuresomeone willcomplain about it.
  10. 10. Today we still usepens, pencils andcalculators. Nowwe havecomputers whichmake our liveseven easier andI’m sure that nomatter whatchanges happenin the futuresomeone willcomplain about it.

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