This week’s EdTech Roundup starts with a question that always springs to mind when people talk about “technology” in the classroom. If the technology advances far enough, will teachers end up obsolete?
This CNN article discusses observations from an experiment done in India to see how students learned from computers and the Internet.
Younger teachers who may be more familiar with technology that can be incorporated into the classroom are no more likely to use technology than older teachers.Â There could be many reasons for this, and this article at eSchoolNews.com discusses what could be the case for this result.
If the Kno Tablet makes eTextbooks mainstream, then what will make Kno Tablets mainstream?Â Read more about the product and its potential at ZDNet.
Dell hopes to make an impact on worldwide educational technology initiatives with specific goals in countries such as India, Mexico, and South Africa.Â Find out more about these goals in this article at THE Journal.
Is it the technology that’s inciting kids to read, or content?Â Christopher Dawson at ZDNet shows skepticism towards the appeal of e-books for students.