Technology in Schools

Technology in Schools

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Education of America's school children always has been and always will be a hot-button issue. From what should be taught to how to pay for education to how to keep kids safe in schools, impassioned debates emerge and mushroom, both within the scholarly community and among the general public. This volume in the point/counterpoint Debating Issues in American Education reference series tackles the topic of technology in schools. Fifteen to twenty chapters explore such varied issues as the digital divide, electronic textbooks, impacts on curricula, privacy on school computers, web censorship, and more. Each chapter opens with an introductory essay by the volume editor, followed by point/counterpoint articles written and signed by invited experts, and concludes with Further Readings and Resources, thus providing readers with views on multiple sides of technology issues within America's schools and pointing them toward more in-depth resources for further exploration.In todaya#39;s high-tech marketplace, an e-reader device called the Kindle was released in the United States in 2007 and ... which started a competitive movement to deliver e-books and other written materials in fast, inexpensive ways that fit moreanbsp;...

Title:Technology in Schools
Author:Kevin P. Brady
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2012-08-14


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