Does new high school have too much technology?

Feb. 11, 2008
Teacher argues that "technolust" in Virginia district has led to gadgets that teachers don't want or need

A teacher at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., says "technolust" has lowered morale and heightened cynicism among the faculty morale. He describes technolust as a disorder that manifests itself in an insatiable need to acquire the latest, fastest, most exotic computer gadgets, whether teachers and students need them or want them. He argues that technolust is in its advanced stages at T.C. Williams, where administrators have made such a fetish of technology that some teachers are referring to the school as "Gizmo High."

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