I recently read a blog post by David Kelly about technology in the classroom titled “Why Technology Belongs in a Classroom“.
David was responding to a blog post by Clay Shirky, “Why Clay Shirky Banned Laptops, Tablets, and Phones From His Classroom“. I read that article too.
In essence, Clay Shirky, who teaches theory and practice of social media at NYU, has banned technology from his classroom. David Kelly, who is part of the eLearning Guild, disagrees with Shirky.
What you are about to read is my comment, unedited, that I left on Shirky’s article: