A minute from: Raising the Digital Generation in Scotland – Chris van der Kuyl, Entrepreneur and Chairman of 4J Studios at the Scottish Learning Festival
…that is mental, that is absolutely mental that is like saying you cant carry a note book in school they are banned because you could write really seditious and crazy remarks in that notebook… … to ban it is close to Luddism…
I’m catching up with this keynote from the Scottish Learning festival, here: SLF highlights – SLF 2015 1.
The whole talk is interesting and I’d recommend a watch/listen, but this jumped out.
The Audience seemed to suggest that a quarter to a half for schools banned mobile phones. I’d be interested in that statistic. Also what does ban mean? Does this suggest that half to three quarters allow mobiles for use in learning? That seems unlikely? Is it worse than Chris thinks?
The audio was ripped from Educations Scotland’s video, I am presuming that is ok as Fair Use “Inclusion for the purpose of news reporting“.
- I can’t see an easy way to link directly to the video ↩
@johnjohnston embracing the power of mobile phones (and other devices) in our school. Yes, rules are important. Yes, amazing learning too!