Computer Education—The Ultimate Quotation Collection
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110 Page Quotation Collection on Computer Education
This 110 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Computer Education. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Computer Education, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.
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Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.
It is as unforgivable to let a student graduate without knowing how to use a
computer as it was in the past to let him graduate without knowing how to
use a library.
I have a spelling checker,
It came with my PC.
It plainly marks four my revue
Mistakes I cannot sea.
I’ve run this poem write through it,
I’m shore your pleas too no
It’s letter perfect in it’s weigh,
My checker tolled me sew!
--New York Times
A word processor is only a fancy combination of a pencil, an eraser, and a scissors with a pot of paste; it’s the mind with its creativity that does the real work.
--Dan L. Miller
When a true history of our time is written—covering not only personalities and events but also technology, culture and lifestyles--the computer reckons to be a dominant character. It may ultimately rank with the steam engine, electricity and automobiles as a remolder of America.
--Robert J. Samuelson
Frankly, it’s shocking that almost every other enterprise in this country—from banks to airlines to hotels to places of commerce—has, quite literally, been transformed by technology. These companies simply could not carry on their work without it. But if all the technology were suddenly removed from schools, hardly anyone would notice. How can we be serious about educating our children for the next century when we’ve barely equipped them for this one?
We have the technology today to enable virtually anyone who is not severely handicapped to learn anything, at a ‘grade A’ level, anywhere, anytime.
--Lewis J. Perelman
Computers will never replace office workers entirely until they learn how to spread gossip.
A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about.
Teach people to surf the Internet and they can tour the world. Teach people to serve on the Internet and they can touch the world.
--Harry M. Kriz
The Internet, an immeasurably powerful computing system, is subsuming most of our other intellectual technologies. It’s becoming our map and our clock, our printing press and our typewriter, our calculator and our telephone, and our radio and TV.
Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
It is indeed one of the great ironies of our time, that having designed computers that can perform the function of information storage and retrieval better than any human, we continue to emphasize in our teaching and testing, information storage and retrieval.
--Edward T. Clark
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
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