The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

August 19, 2013 09:02 ET

Media Advisory/The Fraser Institute: Have Traditional Instructor-Led Classrooms Become a Thing of the Past? Report Coming Tuesday, August 20

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 19, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new report examining how new educational technologies could reshape Canada's school system, on Tuesday, August 20 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

Technology and Education: A Primer examines the role and nature of classroom technology, its potential to revolutionize education and solve problems observed in Canada's education system, and the barriers to such improvements. It is the first paper published by the Fraser Institute's Barbara Mitchell Centre for Improvement in Education.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, August 20.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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