Blackboards or Backchannels: The Techno-Induced Classroom of Tomorrow

The traditional classroom: obsolete? Chalkboards, lectures, and even teachers may be on their way out as social technology enters the classroom. How do kids want technology integrated into the curriculum? Or do they even want it? Five students speak out to debate the potential for Wikis, backchannels, and social tech, and dispute tomorrow's r/evolution in teaching and learning.

Alex Leavitt Boston University

Kelly Sutton Founder, HackCollege

Kabren Levinson Philosopher, Technologist, Artist, Bard College

Archana Ramachandran Campus Ambassador, Radar/Tiny Pictures/UT Austin

Diana Kimball The Digital Natives Project, Harvard College