Just as neither blackboards (technology) nor the words or numbers on them (media) weren’t the source of learning in the 19th century, digital devices and the games, apps, and other media on them aren’t the source of our kids’ learning in this century. They’re just learning tools. It’s how they’re used by teacher and students, […]
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Research shows the brain can’t really multitask. Rather, it switches back and forth between or among focuses rapidly, but I think what we call multitasking is sometimes useful or appropriate, sometimes not.
The evidence is growing that, in the US and globally, social media is not only lowering the barrier to civic engagement, it’s supporting it.