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IQ is a measure given by those who are afraid of the unknow to deal with the unrully fact that personal potential is not only unmeasurable, it is unbounded!! Unbounded entities don't fit into nice little uniform blocks of discrete information distribution called classrooms, so we stick somewhat arbritary attachments of numbers on the forheads of students so educators can feel more comfortable. I personally have tested everywhere from 85 to "unmeasurable by the testing instrument used"... of off the board. Fortunately I know longer have to prove anything to anyone so I find IQ tests and discussions ammusing. Once in my voc ed class on computers I had a student they sent because he simply caused too much trouble in his school and sending him to me kept him out of their hair for 3 hours. He could not read. He was very angry. He left my classes 3 years later and became an outstanding member of the US Marine Corps in data communications. Later his principle ask me "how in the world did you recognize the hidden potential in that boy?" My response was, and always will be "How in the world did you not see in!" Labels get in the way of learning. Educational technology is designed to allow people to process information in new and unique ways to open doors to areas of their lives beyond their very dreams. To empower them. Let's quite bemoning "low IQ's" and get on with our task of making information and information processing tools available to all who haven't yet given up on tomorrow. Mary Garrett firstname.lastname@example.org