In a recent article by the BBC, Are Computers Making Our Lives Too Easy?, author Tom Chatfield raises some important questions as he interviews Nicholas Carr – questions that are not new, but are as important to contemplate as ever. When the question is raised, “Will computers remove the need for people?”, Carr responds with […]
I find myself growing weary of reading articles that complain about how technology is negatively impacting “kids these days” – how they are addicted to technology, distracted the the point of diminished capacity, and even experts who describe scary changes of the brain due to their excessive, or some would say, obsessive relationship with technology. […]
How do you view the ideas of “Flipped Classroom”, “personalized learning”, “Khan Academy”,…? Dan Meyer writes, “Teachers are a great medium for lots of things that a YouTube video isn’t. “Conversation, dialogue, reasoning, and open questions,” as I put it in my post. If you, as a teacher, aren’t taking advantage of your medium, if […]
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I don’t know about you, but I find myself thinking about this all of the time… and if you don’t, I challenge you to start. Being mindful about how technology impacts our lives, our culture, our relationships,… is critical to having some semblance of control over what shapes our lives. I love this post from […]