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Are we throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

<p style="margin-top: 250px;margin-bottom:10px;"> Javascript is disabled in your browser. You are missing out. </p> <p style="margin-bottom: 250px;"> Enable javascript to use Pocket on the web. </p> One of the curriculum goals for my school this year is to implement digital technologies in the classroom. As part of attaining this goal, staff in the school have had to give input on how they will incorporate technology in their classrooms. I sat and I listened and I have come to this conclusion. It’s time to admit we don’t know what we’re doing when it comes to educational technology. Ten years ago, the common practice was buying computers and dropping them into schools: Every school got a computer room or every classroom got a smart board. The Ministry of Education final