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Why Some Digital Education Stimuli Overwhelms Students

Feb 21, 2015

SLOW DOWN, SPEEDY: Remember when EdSurge wrote about how too much PowerPoint text can overwhelm students? NPR's Eric Westervelt takes overwhelming stimuli one step further in an interview with Dr. Dimitri Christakis, who warns against digital education tools that aren't "the right kind and age-appropriate." (Hint: turn off the TV and give your kids some blocks.)

column | Research

Why Some Digital Education Stimuli Overwhelms Students

Feb 21, 2015

SLOW DOWN, SPEEDY: Remember when EdSurge wrote about how too much PowerPoint text can overwhelm students? NPR's Eric Westervelt takes overwhelming stimuli one step further in an interview with Dr. Dimitri Christakis, who warns against digital education tools that aren't "the right kind and age-appropriate." (Hint: turn off the TV and give your kids some blocks.)

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