This article from the BBC is very intersting: BBC News - Digital textbooks open a new chapter
Basically, all content in school would be capable of being delivered digitally by 2015 with all materials delivered via computers. Assisting this would be school wide wi-fi and 'anywhere learning'. Of particular note is this bit:
Which is what an earlier report into UK childrens ability to filter such information found sadly lacking over here due to the way that ICT it taught. I wonder how long it will be before the rest of the world begins to adopt this method of teaching and learning?An Organisation for Economic Co-ordination and Development (OECD) international assessment found that 15-year-olds in South Korea were the most competent users of digital technologies in a survey of 16 developed countries.
They were best at evaluating information on the internet, assessing its credibility and navigating web pages.
In Korea they are taught at a young age to question things and validate statements that they make. Therefore they are better at dissemination of information to get what's vital.
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