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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