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By: Dan

Thu, 28 Dec 2006 14:51:54 +0000

Pete, thanks for this. I used to use this story with my students who were poor readers. Scholastic, in 1967, included this in an anthology of "Best Short Shorts". They later included it in a number of their 1968-1970 publications, including their Scholastic Teacher issue in March,1970. At least one version was "written down" with controlled vocabulary. It was popular among English/Reading teachers of that era! It is a good story, and its message of school as a social place and technology as an isolating factor resonates still!



By: EdBloggerNews

Mon, 25 Dec 2006 13:05:19 +0000

A Special Holiday Season Ed Tech Story If you have a few moments, here is a bit of a Holiday gift for you. It was written in 1951 by Issac Asimov for a syndicated newspaper page and later published in” Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine”. It’s an interesting take on educational techno