Simple truth, y’all:  All too often, our use of educational technology in schools goes horribly, horribly wrong. 

Need proof?

Then check out this picture that a friend of mine who works in a district where every classroom has an Interactive Whiteboard and ceiling mounted projector took the other day:

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That’s an “Interactive Whiteboard” for you, huh? 

The moral of the story ONCE AGAIN is that you can’t spend your way to meaningful change — and until you’re willing to rethink what highly engaged classrooms are REALLY supposed to look like, you may as well keep all your hard-earned cabbage in your wallet.



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