Not a substitute but a supporter Phil!

April 2, 2008 at 1:52 pm Leave a comment

“Computers are no substitute for the real thing” says Phil Beadle in an article in education Guardian today.,,2269745,00.html

He goes on to rubbish BETT, the “nerds” at BECTA and presumably Futurelab and seems to suggest that the solution to all this “techie” stuff is to give everyone an HB pencil!

Author: Bob Harrison, Flux Blog, 1st April 2008
Full article available here. Great video worth a look. Created by students by of ACU showing how iPhones and related technologies are used in student life and pedagogy.


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