One of the things that is very noticeable with my students is that using ICT, even for the more mundane tasks, allows them the opportunity to work in an environment in which they are less likely to fail. Many of my students have major Literacy problems, lack self confidence and are not willing to produce things for display, debates or presentations as they don't want to be seen failing. Stick them on a computer and they don't have their friends peering over their shoulder, will produce work that is neat as they can make it look presentable with relative ease and they can present ideas visually in a way that they would not neccessarily wish to articulate verbally to their peer group. Not exactly an interesting use of ICT but it's got it's uses once in a while.Also encourages home school links, lets parents know what's going on, allows absent kids to get the work they missed quickly and easily. I don't think we need shy away from using ICT in very straighforward and useful ways.
I have seen one school which has proudly put all of its worksheets onto its intranet - and have to ask the question "why?' (OK it saves money on paper!).
I'd support Andy's point about making worksheets available. It allows students to be in control of their learning. If they want to know what the programme of study is and it's available in this format then they've got the opportunity to do preparatory work. I think that's simple good management of resources and students.