technology in schools

Quite simply, Facebook has changed the way that children learn.
From reading up about The London Acorn School it seems this school not only avoids all forms of technology at school (TV, electronic whiteboards, tablets, mobile phones, computers...) but also requires parents to ban these at home. For some aspects, like the internet, the ban remains until children are 16 years old!
'I'd rather be a dustbin man than work in IT'. These are the exact words of an 11-year-old girl. That's how she responded to my suggestion that she consider a career in technology. Ouch.
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