Are we making a difference?

“…good pedagogy trumps good technology. Bolting technology onto the current industrial model of school, “integrating technology across the curriculum,” has the hidden danger of freezing an outdated curriculum in place longer than it deserves. We need a lot of bright people to spend a long time thinkng about what children should learn in order to make important contributions to our society.”
~Alan November

McLester, Susan. “Q&A with Alan November.” Technology & Learning April 2005 : 64.


Alan November puts forth a valid and timely question. We’re putting the technology in place, but is it transforming what we do and how we do it, or just adding icing and curb appeal to what we have always done?