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When students were succeeding in school with no technology, we were also living in a world with little technology, and preparing students for life in a world where technology wasn't a part of their daily lives.
Technology is no substitute for an inspiring teacher. However, on-line materials are far more available. Twenty times more.
Because the students have access to the same tools over the web, they can reinforce the ideas by experimenting with the simulations themselves, any time, any where.
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Instead of teaching (push), students can be given projects that require them to learn (pull) the necessary material themselves.
A vital skill in the new digital world is the ability to work collaboratively on projects with others who may not be physically close.
The worldview of the student can be expanded because of the zero cost of communicating with other people around the globe.
Students are, of course, all different.
To cash in this benefit, schools need to go paperless.
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