It’s not about the box. It’s about changing the culture of instruction — preparing students for their future, not our past.
That’s Mark Edwards, superintendent of Mooresville Graded School District. It’s an excellent debate. One that we have even in our household. There has to be a balance.
The juxtaposition of this photo (Jeremy M. Lange for The New York Times) and quote isn’t lost.
And those concerned about corporate encroachment on public schools would blanch at the number of Apple logos in the hallways, and at the district’s unofficial slogan: “iBelieve, iCan, iWill.”