Wednesday, August 31, 2011


Question: Computers are wonderful aren’t they?

Answer: Here are some things about them in a classroom setting that, unfortunately, are always true. And I could name a number of other bothersome problems, as well.

Quote: “There are never enough computer stations for the learners; the available software is seldom what I would have chosen and often different from what was promised; there are always turned-off learners and at least on computerphobe in every group.” P. 458.

Comment: No matter what the technology, something always goes wrong. It’s the story of my teaching life. RayS.

Title: “Reading and Writing Between the Lines: An Interactive Approach to Using Computers.” Bill Bernhardt. Journal of Reading (March 1994), 458-463.

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