The outcry against exploitative online for-profit education is growing at roughly the same rate as the clamor for increasing amounts of educational technology—laptops, tablets, smart boards—from preschool to life-long learning, says Cathy N. Davidson, a Duke professor and author of Now You See It:  How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn, for the Washington Post. Unfortunately, a lot of the conversation is sliding into the “pro” and “con” mode of contemporary punditry. What we most need right now is to pause before we pontificate and to patiently untangle the many...

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