Do you think students are too plugged in?

I think about this sometimes.

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According to the forum discussion entitled Does Technology Inhibit Deeper Learning?, there was an article published in the New York Times that states that some parents believe that, “computers inhibit creative thinking, movement, human interaction and attention spans.” I believe as in all things there needs to be a balance between being plugged in and being unplugged; as the world continues to be plugged in we need to prepare our students for the use of technology in their world. I believe that creativity, human interaction and the development of attention spans can be done on an off line. I believe the students need to be taught and demonstrated a healthy balance so that there is time for movement and offline activities. As long as the technology that is used is to educate a child and not be busy work or filler time then I believe it to…

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