Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Rep. Mark Foley's reaction to Papert, Kay, Dede, & Shaw

Yes, this is the same Mark Foley who resigned in 2006 following a scandal where he allegedly sent sexually explicit instant messages to teenage male Congressional pages. But, don't let that detract you from his words here at the 1995 Congressional Hearing on Technology in Education:

1 comment:

Mrs. Tenkely said...

It is discouraging to me that this was filmed 15 years ago and we still have parents who drop their children at school like a bag of laundry and promptly teach them as if they were robots. It is far past time to shake things up. Educators need to form a force to be reckoned with and create real change in the education system. We can't wait for the government to figure this out, obviously 15 years of this thinking hasn't sunk in yet.