I would like to juxtapose a two videos today that I think do a great job of describing the issue of change in school and the relationship technology has with that change. I recommend pressing play on this YouTube video as soon as Gary Stager takes the mic on the Vimeo clip:
Next, lets examine this excerpt of Seymour Papert's testamony from the October 12, 1995 House Committee Economic and Educational Opportunities Hearing on Technology in Education. Papert masterfully describes the uphill battle we have ahead.
Amazing he was saying these things 15 years ago and still little has changed.