[BALU] B'ham on Slashdot

Mykel Alvis mykel at weirdness.com
Thu Dec 6 08:29:30 CST 2007

This is my greatest fear about the B'ham purchase.

On Dec 6, 2007 7:39 AM, Joseph S Blake <jblake at uab.edu> wrote:

> A laptop alone will not educate a child. There is so much focus on
> giving laptops to kids, but no one ever develops a solid program around
> the technology that uses it to teach anything worthwhile. Every program
> I've seen just gives a laptop to the kids, and uses the same old way of
> doing things in class. Only difference is the kids can watch youtube
> during class.

"My friends tell me I have an intimacy problem. But they don't really know
me." -- Garry Shandling
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to
make you commit injustices. -- Voltaire
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