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Should Tech Be Taken Out of Schools?

Aug 28, 2014

AN INFORMAL EDUCATION: If schools embrace technology, does that give students an education too focused on one (digital) form of media? Slate’s Annie Murphy Paul sides with UCLA development psychologist Patricia Greenfield on the grounds that formal education should separate from the technology usage in informal education. Audrey Watters disagrees, citing assumptions about the amount of tech kids have at home. (Let us know what you think!)

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Should Tech Be Taken Out of Schools?

Aug 28, 2014

AN INFORMAL EDUCATION: If schools embrace technology, does that give students an education too focused on one (digital) form of media? Slate’s Annie Murphy Paul sides with UCLA development psychologist Patricia Greenfield on the grounds that formal education should separate from the technology usage in informal education. Audrey Watters disagrees, citing assumptions about the amount of tech kids have at home. (Let us know what you think!)

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