A new Federal Aviation Administration program called NextGen has increased efficiency for airports around the nation. But more flights mean more noise, and the number of disgruntled local residents has only grown over the years.
In a few short years, technology has become a major component of K-12 education, from math games students can play at home to specialized AP classes offered only online. But now that most of human knowledge is just a keystroke away, some are asking whether we should be rethinking not just how kids learn, but what they learn, and what skills will be needed in a rapidly changing world. We explore the promise and peril of technology and education.
- Sam Chaltain Education writer and strategic communications consultant; author of "Our School: Searching for Community in the Era of Choice" (Spring 2014)
- June Ahn Professor, College of Information Studies and the College of Education, University of Maryland, College Park.
- Terri Schwartzbeck Chair, Arlington Superintendent's Advisory Committee on Technology; Senior Digital Outreach Associate, Alliance for Excellent Education
- Lindsey Tepe Policy Analyst, Education Policy Program, New America Foundation
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