I just saw this quote on Twitter:
“A child today has more knowledge in the palm of his hands than Einstein or Darwin.”
I agree that tablets, smartphones and other technological devices open worlds of wonder for children, but I have to disagree that it puts knowledge in their hands. I think that the person who said this is confusing knowledge with access to data. Technology provides children (and adults) the latter, not the former. I think that this picture is a good illustration of the difference between the two:
I think that this is a case where an image really is worth a thousand words. Do you agree?