Apple co-founder Wozniak: computers can teach kids
By Meris Stansbury
May 4th, 2011
Apple Inc co-founder Steve Wozniak has an idea that could help fix the U.S. public education system: computers, of course, Reuters reports. Technology is getting to the point where devices are built today that have all the sensors humans have--of movement, eyesight and hearing, although they are still far from replacing human teachers, he said.
"We're getting closer to where you can make devices that become a friend and not just a computerized textbook," he told chip engineers at an event in Silicon Valley on Tuesday…
Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.