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Editor’s Note: Nir Eyal writes about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business at NirAndFar.com. I research and write about seductive technology and yet I struggle to resist its temptations.
Apple says schools in more than 600 districts have bought iPads for all of their students. We meet one principal who decided to stop buying textbooks and use the devices instead.
Social science studies increasingly suggest that the divide between the virtual and real worlds is narrowing. What does this mean for culture and commerce?
I have tried a litte of this in my classroom and students like it. Children who struggle with learning often find this a positive experience.
Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Shelly Blake-Plock a high school classroom teacher from Maryland, who blogs at teachpaperless.com. Drool in the textbook.
This is something I would be interested in, but when we say textbooks do we mean simply going digital and not real change?
Another interesting article on online learning: "Virtual Schools Booming as States Mull Warnings" http://t.co/yKhKekow...
We should be concerned. Like brick and mortor, virutal is nof for everyone. It is not a one-size fits all.