It is extraordinary to me that I am being pilloried for suggesting that kids need and deserve the best computers available. I could even demonstrate how to pay for those computers.
It is peculiar and disturbing how many educators conflate their self-esteem with their purchasing decisions. Nearly every critic of the article…
Did you read the article? I am advocating for the best computers for kids and I can show you how to fund them. I am one of the people who invented 1:1 computing.
Yes, I worked for Apple for a couple of days decades ago. I also wrote some materials for Claris. I gave 5 delightful speeches for Microsoft with zero input by them.
I disclosed my potential conflicts, but my article is only partially about Chromebooks. It is mostly about normalizing deprivation and thoughtless policy-making processes.