Many of you may know that I am big into technology, and as a teacher I see technology as a learning tool in the classroom. However, I will be the first to admit that technology also hinders learning in the classroom and has single handedly created a need to change how teachers instruct in the classroom. Evidently, the New York Times agrees (atleast with the topic) and has an incredible article about this very topic. Any of you who may be interested, I encourage you to read it. I am hoping to write something myself about this vary topic later today or tomorrow.
Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction
By MATT RICHTEL
Published: November 21, 2010
The constant stream of stimuli offered by new technology poses a profound new challenge to focusing and learning.