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Leslie Healey

Digital Learning Day :: Splash - 14 views

    Great idea to showcase what your school does across disciplines
Leslie Healey

Will hyperconnected millennials suffer cognitive consequences? (Audio) | Pew Research C... - 8 views

  • multitaskers who count on the Internet as their external brain and who approach problems in a different way from their elders,
  • mostly positive between now
  • and 2020
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  • exhibit a thirst for instant gratification and quick fixes, a loss of patience, and a lack of deep-thinking ability due to what one referred to as “fast-twitch wiring.”
  • In the report, Weinberger wrote, "Whatever happens, we won't be able to come up with an impartial value judgment because the change in intellect will bring about a change in values as well."
    note last line: there will be a change in values as a result of the changes in learning provoked by  he internet.We have embarked on the biggest social experiment of the century by accident.
Leslie Healey

Students Speak Up in Class, Silently, via Social Media - - 10 views

    Though this is not true in my school, I know this must be MY tribe... and it must be true, cause it is in the NYT (in joke in my worldlit class).
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