Computer Learning Draws Detractors

October 26, 2000

Schools across the nation are spending millions of dollars to put computers in every classroom and make students as young as 4 years old computer literate.

GOING HIGH TECH: Teacher Rodney Winkler points out something on the computer screen Tuesday morning during technology class at Spring Creek Elementary School in Bonita Springs as (left to right) Michael Johnson, 10, James Dalia, 10, and Cody Hilton, 10, look on.

But some experts are questioning whether this is the right way to ensure the next generation is capable of surviving in the computer age.