re (Michael Hiltzik)
Sent to the Los Angeles Times, Feb. 5, 2012
To the Editor:
Kudos to Michael Hiltzik for his column ("Hyping tech will not help students," February 5) criticizing federal officials for overselling the benefits of technology to K-12 schools. As co-producer of the most popular educational podcast in the world (ESLPod.com's English as a Second Language Podcast), I'm no enemy of new technology.
But our students need nutrition, health care, quality teachers and librarians, and (especially here in California)