Educational Technology

April 29, 2010

Web ban is tweet relief

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

by Jane Howard, Sunday Herald Sun

One of Geelong Grammar’s five campuses, Timbertop is in a remote location at Mansfield in the foothills of the Victorian Alps. While the school sees computer skills as vital, for one character-building year hi-tech gadgets and social networking are off-limits to students. “Separation from television, telephones, emails, DVDs and computer games creates a radical new silence, which our students convert to writing and reading letters and to conversation,” the school prospectus states.

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/web-ban-is-tweet-relief/story-e6frf7jo-1225854946424

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