Educational Technology

January 22, 2018

OPINION: Technology can be overused, but proves helpful tool in the classroom at MHS

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

By msmith, Daily Republic

The use of smartphones has been making headlines lately.¬†Some articles cite studies linking internet usage to depression in teens. But while smartphones and other technologies can be associated with addictive and harmful effects on children and teens, the positive uses of technology are pervasive and indisputable in today’s world and are only becoming more critical to success in school and future careers. Currently at Mitchell High School, there are students enrolled in 216 dual credit courses, most of which are taken online. And for many, they’re beneficial.¬†“The independence of online classes has helped me learn self-accountability,” said Jamison Gross, a junior at Mitchell High School.

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