Education in the information age: is technology making us stupid? | Literacy, Education and Common Core Standards in School and at Home | Scoop.it

A recent study suggests that our modern lifestyles are making us “less intelligent” than our ancestors, at least at a genetic level... echoing Einstein who feared "...the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”... When it takes a mere few seconds to find information about almost any topic, the value of knowledge and expertise is being devalued...Ultimately, the future of technology-enabled learning and education is in a synthesis of the science of learning and the art of teaching.

 

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http://theconversation.edu.au/education-in-the-information-age-is-technology-making-us-stupid-10844

 


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