Does flunking grammar make a student less adept at new technologies? Maybe.
Distinguish between new technologies to build a career vs. those used merely to entertain oneself.
If the Internet is a well-travelled sea, then Internet trolls are its brigands Trolls can potentially destroy reputations and careers other than their own. Note: Here at Uncommon Descent, we try to offer you a troll-free experience.
What did students learn before 24/7 distraction was invented? The Ontario Readers First Book (1923-1938) taught self-respect, not self-esteem.
Students: Get more value from online reading. It helps to note some basic differences between reading on line and reading in print.
Hi tech parents know that overuse of Internet media changes thinking patterns It can mean constant distraction rather than the deep attention required for transferring information from short to long term memory.
Why Steve Jobs was a low tech parent, and why it isn’t really all that surprising. Children are at risk for Internet addiction because, unlike substances, it isn’t controlled, except by parents or teachers.
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