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National Education Association Seems to Endorse Replacing Teachers With Computers

12 Jun
National Education Association Seems to Endorse Replacing Teachers With Computers

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When all the teachers are gone, will America’s iPads pay union dues?

It’s a question educators across the country are beginning to ask after yet another move by our national unions that seems to undercut the profession they’re supposed to be supporting.

The National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the U.S., published a shortsighted puff piece on its Website that seemingly applauds doing away with human beings working as teachers.

In their place would be computers, iPads, Web applications and a host of “devices” that at best would need human beings to serve as merely lightly trained facilitators while children are placed in front of endless screens.

The article is called, “As More Schools Look to Personalized Learning, Teaching May Be About to Change,” by Tim Walker.

Teacher-blogger Emily Talmage lead the charge with a counter article on her site called “Anatomy of…

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2 Comments

Posted by on June 12, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “National Education Association Seems to Endorse Replacing Teachers With Computers

  1. Jim

    June 13, 2017 at 16:59

    This post is incorrect. The NEA is not endorsing the replacement of teachers with technology.
    See the NEA Policy on Digital Learning: http://www.nea.org/home/55434.htm
    This headline is an attempt at click bait and another fake news effort.

     
    • Lloyd Lofthouse

      June 13, 2017 at 17:08

      What you call click-bait is the usual crap (underhanded, manipulative tactics) that autocrats, dictators, and fascists, like Donald Trump, use to create distrust, increase discord; to divide and crush.

       

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