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Hadn't intended to put up two articles this quickly, but when it rains....

NPR had a report this morning on how schools are using presentation tools in the classroom.

Microsoft's PowerPoint presentation software has become a fixture in many American schools. Some educators say the program forces students to think in bullet points, instead of exploring the complexity of their subjects
http://www.npr.org/rundowns/segment.php?wfId=1467589

My favorite quote ...better than teaching children how to smoke!

I am reminded of a site which tried to show how the Gettysburg Address might have gone if Lincoln had PowerPoint
http://www.norvig.com/Gettysburg/
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