Monday, November 22, 2010

Fighting for Students' Attention in a Digital World

Every day, students all across the globe are choosing between using their computers to find the most up-to-date information on their favorite topics and post status updates, pictures, and videos to their favorite social media sites or take the time to study the information in their school textbooks. In a battle for students’ attention it is easy to understand why, for some students, school has lost its interest and educators are trying to find a way to keep students focused. More technology in the classroom is one way schools have attempted to fight for a position at the forefront of students’ interests. What more can educators do to increase focus and learning in schools?

Read more about this dilemma at The New York Times

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