Can tech close the gap? | April 4, 2012 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


Cover Story - April 4, 2012

Can tech close the gap?

Panel asks whether technology can reduce the yawning gap in student performance

by Dave Boyce

Digital technology is a disruptive force that is and has been upending many established institutions, including publishing, entertainment and what constitutes working for a living. While it has made inroads into education, it's still debatable whether it has a useful role in the complex learning that leads to lifelong creativity and the ability to think critically.

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