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That we see laptops as an enemy in education says something about the form we are trying desperately to hold onto.26 retweets 24 favorites
I would have killed to have a laptop in class to take notes. My handwriting is gawdawful.10 retweets 21 favorites
In my day, you whippersnappers, we didn't need laptops to distract ourselves from profs. All we had was doodling.23 retweets 27 favorites
Finally, go to a meeting at Google. Everybody's on laptops. They accomplish much. We need to teach students such life skills.12 retweets 20 favorites
My problem w/laptops in class is rudeness to guests. In that case, I tell the students to be polite. Not a technology problem.7 retweets 10 favorites
My next problem w/laptops-v-attention argument is that it's up to students to get their worth from education. It's their choice.7 retweets 14 favorites
My other problem w/ the laptops-v-lecture argument is that I seldom hear reconsideration of the form of the lecture.5 retweets 6 favorites
My problem w/the laptops-in-class-bad argument is that it blames technology. Blame the students. Or the prof.12 retweets 17 favorites
Maybe the lecture is the issue, not the laptop, professor. http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/12/30/this-year-im-resolving-to-ban-laptops-from-my-classroom/ …17 retweets 24 favorites
GUYS, tourists -- and The Times -- have discovered the Selfie Stick. Let's just call 2015 over now. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/04/style/the-selfie-stick-takes-manhattan.html?smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0 …36 retweets 30 favorites
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