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Education in the information age: is technology making us stupid?

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The pub argument is dead. Google killed it with a little help from your smartphone.

 

A recent study suggests that our modern lifestyles are making us “less intelligent” than our ancestors, at least at a genetic level. This research echoes concerns Einstein had when he supposedly said,

 

===> “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” <===

 

Read more, very interesting...:

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

 


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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 2, 2012 6:15 PM
Thanks Gust, great post.
Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 11, 2012 9:02 AM
Thank you Alistair and Miuhassan for the visit and rescoop.
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Pocket (Formerly Read It Later)

Pocket (Formerly Read It Later) | Self Memory Nostalgia | Scoop.it
When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket.

 

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http://getpocket.com/

 


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More than Words Alone Can Say: Writing with Images in the Digital Age

More than Words Alone Can Say: Writing with Images in the Digital Age | Self Memory Nostalgia | Scoop.it
Last week, on the day before Thanksgiving vacation, several of my fifth-graders voluntarily stayed after school with me to work on a project for which they would receive no grade: producing calendars based on poems and illustrations they had...

 

 

 

Revisiting Visual Literacy

 

Despite more than a century of being bombarded with advertising and other media, ===> educators all too often underestimate the importance of how we communicate using images. <===

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://gettingsmart.com/cms/blog/2012/11/more-than-words-alone-can-say-writing-with-images-in-the-digital-age/

 


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Teach Students What They Don’t Know But Are Ready To Learn

Teach Students What They Don’t Know But Are Ready To Learn | Self Memory Nostalgia | Scoop.it
What should the goals of gifted education be?

Perhaps the goals of all education forall children...

“Rather than portray the needs of gifted students as being unique, we suggest weaving them into the general education tapestry. To accomplish this, we would revise the chief goal of gifted education to be the chief goal of all education: to ensure that all students receive the education appropriate for them at any given time by maximizing the match between individual students’ educational experiences with their individual educational needs.”


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