Tablets out, imagination in: the schools that shun technology (The Guardian)

“Waldorf classrooms are designed to make students feel relaxed and comfortable, with natural wooden desks and plants. The idea is to remove the distraction of electronic media and encourage stronger engagement between teacher and pupil during lessons. One reasons parents working in the digital industry are choosing a lo-tech, no-tech education for their children is that it teaches students the innovative thinking skills many employers desire. Students weaned on technology often lack that ability to think outside the box and problem solve. That is not the case with students raised at a Waldorf school,” according to this well-written article for The Guardian.

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