In school, losing cursive writing and long division seems like civilization in decline.
>WHAT’S IN: iPad therapy [....] Twitter assignments [....] Smartboard MacGyvers [....]
>WHAT’S OUT: Cursive writing [....] Long division [....] Computer labs [....]
The print edition also included WHAT’S ODD: Wikipedia U. [...] Robot Teachers [....]
Main article at ”iPads are in, cursive is out (and other education trends)” Tamara Baluja | Nov. 30 | Globe and Mail at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/primary-to-secondary/ipads-are-in-cursive-is-out-and-other-education-trends/article2254353/ .
Poll on Wikipedia Education Program at ”Vote: Are Wikipedia articles an education hit or miss?” at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/vote-are-robot-teachers-an-education-hit-or-miss/article2253253/ .
Poll on Robot Teachers at ”Vote: Are robot teachers an education hit or miss?” at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/vote-are-robot-teachers-an-education-hit-or-miss/article2253253/ .
More on Wikipedia Education Program at http://blog.wikimedia.org/tag/wikipedia-education-program/ .