I’m not certain that effective learning would come to a halt merely due to the omission of technology tools in the classroom. However, 21st century skills would be severely lacking and yes, that could affect businesses depending on graduates armed with those skills.
My own experience tells me that the students are learning the technology without the teachers, classrooms and skills. They learn it at home, at their friends’ houses, watching TV and YouTube on someone else’s computer. They learn quickly how to SMS and update a MySpace status page. » More: Does Technology in Schools Guarantee Effective Learning?