There's been a lot of talk recently about 21st Century Skills. But most of this talk has been between folks who stand to make a lot of money off the use of tech on the one side and folks who are suspicious of -- if not fundamentally opposed to -- tech on the other. Like most discussions in education, the voice missing in the debate is that of the students themselves.

So, I asked students in one of my paperless high school Latin classes to tell me how things were going for them. I wanted to know whether or not they felt like the tech we use in class was actually helping them. Check out the TeachPaperless blog and see a few responses...

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Tags: educational, students, technology

Comment by Chelsie Sinsel on April 6, 2009 at 10:12am
I believe that your idea to ask the students their opinion on the matter was extremely helpful to everyone involved. You are correct that the voice of the students are missing in most discussions in education. They are recieving the education and therefore they should be able to express their opinions on issues.

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