Learning Paradox – The more kids use technology, the less likely they are to learn

Please refer to the Fact Sheet located on the Zone’In website www.zonein.ca for research references. Today’s education systems are globally embarking on an experiment of epic proportion – the prolific use of computers to educate children. Without long term, replicated research data to support the use of computers as effective teaching tools, school administrations blindly […]

The Last Generation – Are technology and human survival mutually exclusive?

Over the course of the past 50,000 years, humans have managed to rise to the top of the food chain to dominate all other life forms on planet earth. Until quite recently, humans have successfully functioned as “pack” animals, with each member of the group serving a vital purpose and role. Darwin’s “survival of the […]

British Columbia’s Knowledge-Based Society: A Generation of Idiots?

Since 2001, the Liberal government in British Columbia has been systematically devising a “plan” to propel children into a new virtual reality called—public education.  The BC Education Plan will transcend the current  public education system , by replacing existing teachers whose habitual practices of “differentiated instruction” and “student-centered learning”, which is clearly out-dated and “un-proven,” […]