Thursday, August 14, 2003

2 Years to Go

"Willard Daggett told about 175 Lincoln and Prairie Grove teachers the World Wide Web, as they know it, will be phased out in two years to be replaced by a more sophisticated semantic web that will provide information based on meaning and concepts rather than individual words."

"In the future you won't surf with words and headers but with meanings and concepts," he added. "How to frame questions to get information is part of the new literacy."

Schools and teachers need to be responsive to the fast-changing world of technology, he said.

"It only took 20 years to get the overhead projector from the bowling alley to the classroom," he quipped."

http://www.nwaonline.net/279480225408109.bsp
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