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David F. Carr
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8/20/2013 | 8:29:52 PM
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Seems to me this is an example of software to empower the teacher, rather than software to replace the teacher.
Thomas Claburn
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8/19/2013 | 8:25:55 PM
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In an era when technology increasingly has the potential to replace people, wouldn't it be smarter for teachers to take on more responsibilities rather than to accept the delegation of responsibilities to software?
David F. Carr
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8/19/2013 | 4:17:40 PM
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The charter school that developed this used iPod Touch devices for the pilot, so it was more a matter of using a device that resembled a smartphone and was more like consumer tech. They said they were starting to experiment with BYOD, but so far they've supplied the hardware.
Lorna Garey
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8/19/2013 | 3:24:38 PM
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It's a big assumption that all children in a poor area will have smartphones. What happens if a child needs a loaner? And, when they're allowed to have their phones out, how does the teacher know they're not sitting there texting?


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