This article on the BBC Technology website presents some of the latest gadgets designed for use in schools. It shows some of the new devices used for administering student attendence, interactive teaching and immersive teaching environments. As the school classroom becomes increasingly technologically sophisticated, how much do we really learn at school anyway? And what is wrong with the trusted ruler, compass and blackboard? Surely, these are questions to be asked by anthropologists.
Graeme Were, UCL