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School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>One disruptive technology in our business is instant messaging.  NCLB has
>mandated that we block this tool, just when we had started figuring out
>ways to allow teachers and students to collaborate with it.  I think this
>is a prime example of reacting negatively to disruptive technology
>instead of finding ways for it to slingshot us forward in new and
>constructive directions.

I was not familiar with this particular provision of NCLB.  Could you
please shed some more light on why IM is prohibited?

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Christopher Haessly
Network Administrator
Chittenden South Supervisory Union
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