Down to the Wire: Debating the Worth of Computers in Schools

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  • Aug 13 2010 3:45 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students reflect on their computer use and explore various perspectives on the growing role of technology in schools. They then develop a stance on the issue to write a position paper for the U.S. Surgeon General.

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    Bookmarks

    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Technology, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension

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    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers

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    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Brainstorming; Cooperative Learning