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Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. - Clifford Stoll This quote from the internet pioneer, author and middle school teacher Clifford Stoll who is used as evidence in an essay “To improve schools, forget computers” by James Freeman. In his essay the author points out that teaching today’s technology to tomorrow’s adults may be a wasted effort since technology is constantly changing. Mr. Freeman says: ‘A fourth-grader today doesn't need intimate knowledge of Microsoft's latest browser in order to succeed later in life. By the time she enters the workforce, browsers probably won't even exist, having been replaced by 10 generations of other technologies” The author also goes on to point out that while there exists a vast amount of information on the internet, separating the wheat from the shaft requires wisdom and knowledge. Mr. Freeman quotes an article from Parent Power of the Center for Education Reform:
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