Educational Technology

February 22, 2018

Learning in the digital age: What is the internet doing to our brains?

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by Jennifer Long, WGME

The connection between teens and technology is obvious. According to a pew research poll, nearly 80 percent of American teenagers have cell phones, half of those are smart phones. What’s less clear is the effect the constant connection to the digital world has on kids and how they learn.  Educators at Poland Regional High School in RSU 16 are asking that very question. Ian’ Truman’s AP Literature and Language class is diving right into that discussion after reading “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains.”

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