The Technology Fix: The Promise and Reality of Computers in Our Schools (by William D. Pflaum)


Author(s): William D. Pflaum

Publisher: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Publish date: 2004-02-01
ISBN-10: 0871208423
ISBN-13: 9780871208422
Language: English
Description: During the technology boom of the 1980s and 1990s, computers seemed
set to revolutionize education. Do any of these promises sound
familiar?
-Technology would help all students learn better, thanks to
multimedia programs capable of adapting to individual needs,
learning styles, and skill levels.
-Technology would transform the teacher’s role from a purveyor of
a one-size-fits-all curriculum to a facilitator of student
exploration.
-Technology would replace static textbooks with dynamic,
interactive learning resources that were always up-to-date.
-Technology would boost test scores, as engaged and motivated
students acquired… more…

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