01 Aug MINI-BLOG: TOP AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL DUMPS DIGITAL DEVICES FOR OLD FASHIONED TEXTBOOKS
Reddam House’s primary and junior high school in Sydney have decided to ditch their iPads in favour of traditional textbooks as students find the use of iPads to be more distracting than empowering.
With the South African governments new initiative to get iPads into the hands of all primary and secondary learners, it is important that we do not confuse digital access for digital diligence.
Unless our children are taught how to effectively use technology for their empowerment, they will used by the very technology which we hope will equip them for a tech-heavy future.
Check out the article by the Sydney Morning Herald HERE