By Seymour Papert
The facetious old turn of phrase that identifies schooling with the three Rs - reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic - may express the most obstinate block to change in education. The central role of these "basics" is never discussed; it is considered obvious. Thus the most important consequences of new technologies are not recognized by education policy-makers.
Bettina Grünzweil, and Michael Haller. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of the Workgroup Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering of the Austrian Computer Society on HCI and Usability for e-Inclusion, page 448--456. Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, (2009)