Last class, we had "goal of education: make technologies more visible" written on the board. I couldn’t help but wonder what would happen if we tried to do the opposite instead. Instead of making technologies more visible, what if we tried harder to integrate them into the classrooms or students themselves as invisible. I'm not so sure that there is a clear answer of which one would be more beneficial, but it’s something interesting to think about.
Making technologies more visible would be directing students to look back on old technologies, some that they take as givens and some that have become seen as outdated, and going back to their sources to seeing what they are missing, what has gotten lost along the way as these old technologies have evolved. Making new technologies less visible would mean integrating them more into the way students learn, think, and exist. It would mean not having to work around the projector screen that is blocking the blackboard, but rather working with it by learning and teaching how to use it well enough that it too becomes invisible.