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Welcome to generation “fidgital”

Welcome to generation “fidgital” | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
The New York Times introduces a new word -- and pegs a new problem
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Includes links to a recent study that documents physical withdrawal symptoms in smartphone users forced to give up their devices as well as a link to a WebMD guide to breaking the habit.  As if.

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An iPhone Contract From Your Mom

An iPhone Contract From Your Mom | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Failure to comply with the following list will result in termination of your iPhone ownership.
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ICYMI, this is all over the Internets. I'm sure we're all hoping that every parent of every student we teach has seen it, too. 

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Report: More youth use smartphones as route to Web

Report: More youth use smartphones as route to Web | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it

Don't assume that the kid with the cell phone in their hand is "just texting" or "just playing a game": Pew Internet research reports that more and more, kids use their phone to access the web--and, along with its many distractions, the information and learning tools that are available online.

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