We Don't "Do Computers" Anymore!
During the mid to late 1990s I was teaching for a public school district. I’m often shaken awake – usually during an important meeting – by the vivid memory of marching my students to the computer lab once a week. The lab was equipped with enough outdated Apple computers – later replaced by repurposed Macs – for the entire class to practice mouse, keyboard and occasional math skills. In other words, they mostly played games for 45 minutes and most of these games were about as academically rigorous as eating the pizza they served in the cafeteria. Click to Read More