growing up digital, wired for distraction

Same content as above, just more detail, and in semi-digital format.

Read this if you are at all considering having a child, or have a child, or you yourself live in this digital age.

I am constantly battling myself within over technology and responsible use.

As an educator I constantly see students who seem to actually lack the ability to focus for more than five minutes at a time. (And it is not an ADD issue.)

And I also see more technology emerging in the classroom, which we immediately think of as a positive addition, but sometimes I am not so sure.

Times used to be much simpler.

Read here.

3 Responses to “growing up digital, wired for distraction”

  1. 1 Jennifer
    November 23, 2010 at 5:54 pm

    i read this. and i thought about how far behind i am.
    and i didnt care.
    but i do care.

    ultimately, people want to connect.
    we need each other.
    some are just doing it through screens.
    and yeah, it makes me sad.
    but i dont have time to be sad right now.
    i got shit to do.

  2. 2 Jennifer
    November 23, 2010 at 5:54 pm

    excuse my language please. i was on a roll.

  3. 3 stacymac
    November 24, 2010 at 11:42 pm

    i think about this subject all the time. with plenty of worry and sadness doused all over it. thanks for sharing.

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