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Educators fiercely divided by smartphones in the classroom

Educators fiercely divided by smartphones in the classroom

The debate of smartphone use within classrooms is a heated one, with the two sides appear to have unyielding stances in favor or against them and the new research has merged has keep the fire of this is a complex, ongoing discussion roaring. What are the advantages of having smartphones available in classrooms, and are […] … learn more→

Children and Smartphones. How technology is shaping education

Today\’s children often know as much, if not more, about using smartphones as their parents. Kids not only use their parents\’ devices to play games, communicate with friends, and access information – they own their own devices. Research shows that nearly 80 percent of children between 12 and 15 own cell phones or smartphones. These […] … learn more→

The pen is mightier than the smartphone

Obviously this is a riff on “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and I think even many “lesser-educated” people have heard this saying. But I wonder if the “more-educated” really know where the saying comes from. According to Wikipedia, the go-to source for persons also at the college-level, the line first appeared in Edward […] … learn more→