Will we ever become technology?

It sounds like a science fiction statement, but it’s actually not too far from reality. Humans rely on programmable devices for every aspect of their daily lives. These devices have transformed from stationary, to carried and worn, to physically implantable. There is no end to this progression; innovations keep evolving. With the ongoing focus of technology in education, and the need for schools to keep up with the ever-changing scope of its use in the classroom, it is essential that we provide students with the knowledge of how technology affects, and  will affect, society.

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About the Author:

Dianne Pappafotopoulos, M.Ed, is the district instructional technology specialist at Dover Sherborn Public Schools in Massachusetts, where she assists faculty and staff with technology integration. Dianne is also a member of the high school Technology & Engineering Department where she teaches an Introduction to Programming course and a Technology & Society course.