iFad Meltdown in the LA School District

The LA School District bought iPads equipped for Common Core for their students. Now they want a refund. The slow-motion train wreck is reaching its destiny. I wrote about the doomed decision on the part of the LA School District to purchase school iPads back in the summer of 2013: “LA Connection: iFad and Common Core Are ‘For The Children’” An excerpt: “Board members Steve Zimmer and Richard Vladovic expressed the most concerns. Zimmer questioned whether devices other than tablets Read more […]

Tech Businesses: No Tech Toys for Our Children’s Education

How do the people at tech businesses want their children educated? I don’t have a link for it now, but I remember reading that Steve Jobs did not allow his children to have iPads and other electronic toys. He didn’t think they were good for their intellectual development. That was interesting to me because a local public school had provided Chromebooks for all students, and I had read of high schools providing iPads. But now I see a similar story. The New York Times reports, “A Silicon Read more […]