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1999-04-01 08:00:00+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Computers in our Schools: This Emperor has no Clothes:

Let's get real - operating a computer on the level we are talking about is a vocational skill, about as challenging as driving a car. The notion that an otherwise well-educated child will be left behind in the marketplace if they don't learn Windows 95 or get on the Internet at eight years of age is ludicrous. But the opposite IS true... a well-educated person (i.e. one with substantial thinking and language skills, and a deeper knowledge of our world and the human condition) is a rare, highly "marketable" individual that will use the computer as an adult when and how it suits their needs at the time, thank you.

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