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Opinion Column by Menckens Ghost
How many more times will children be used as guinea pigs by cruel and stupid school districts? Below is an infuriating article about districts going all-tech, resulting in lousy outcomes, angry parents, and huge amounts of money going to the tech industry.
Lo and behold, Google has 60% of the school device market.
One risks being seen as a Luddite by saying the truth that tech can aid learning in some areas but not in others. My son, who is an engineer with both a bachelor's and master's in engineering, wouldn't have overcome the mediocre STEM genes he inherited from his parents if it were not for paper and pencil.
You see, my wife and I enrolled him in Kumon Math from the age of four to the age of eleven. That's the Japanese method of learning math by doing a set of math problems every day, 365 days a year, by pencil, on paper. My wife or I would score each daily lesson, and the lessons for the week
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