[K12OSN] Making K12LTSP "school friendly"

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Tue Feb 8 19:06:50 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 07:16, Burke Almquist wrote:
> >>> And I really get a kick out of when the libraries argue for more 
> >>> money
> >>> for books, when I just about never see a student reading a real book
> >>> anymore.  In fact, I'll bet in a couple years some students won't 
> >>> know
> >>> you you mean when you say the word "book" :-)
> >>
> >> At which point we all will have failed miserably in our jobs as
> >> educators.
> >
> > I'm sure they said the same thing when clay tablets went out of
> > style.
> >
> Yes, but we still know what clay tablets ARE.

Books will be remembered as a biodegradable material that was used
before rechargable batteries were perfected.  That is, if reliable
batteries for portable devices are ever invented...  There may even
be a historic record of various quaint means used to search for
interesting passages contained in paper books that were used before
the invention of google.

  Les Mikesell
   les at futuresource.com

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