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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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