I first read this paragraph:
The case for giving a computer to every single child is pedagogically suspect. It may actually be detrimental to the growth of the creative and analytical abilities of the child,” Education Secretary Sudeep Banerjee told a planning commission.
I was like, Oh no, not another beurocrat making a bad decision. Then came the surprise:
. “We cannot visualise a situation for decades when we can go beyond the pilot stage. We need classrooms and teachers more urgently than fancy tools,” said Banerjee.
I cannot agree more on this. Hat tip to Mr. Banerjee.