The Internet's effects on education, economics, and personal relationships are seen as largely positive by people in non-highly industrialized countries.
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March 26, 2015
January 30, 2015
Google's super-fast Internet service known as Google Fiber is coming to four new areas, the company says. But will it be coming to a school near you?
November 21, 2014
A new report shows a digital divide as large as 45 percentage points in metropolitan homes' high-speed Internet availability.
November 04, 2014
A student reported the site after a school presentation about the dangers of sharing information online.
October 13, 2014
"Becoming" may be harder to quantify than some of the things we measure today in education, but it is the right goal for our students — and we do not have a hard time recognizing it.
October 05, 2014
Most of us understand things are getting faster, but few understand, in their gut, what acceleration means — the world is continuously speeding up, and we all need to get used to it.
October 03, 2014
Our mental capabilities are now greatly extended by technology, and this includes everything mental — including our ability to reflect and relate..
September 30, 2014
University of Connecticut researchers say a new study points to significant income-based gaps in how students read and comprehend material on the Internet.
September 26, 2014
Our New Educational Environment is characterized, first, by "VUCA": Greatly increased Variability, Uncertainty, Complexity & Ambiguity. These, in combination, can greatly increase anxiety and stress.
September 22, 2014
The reason we need more than the incremental reforms we are being offered is that our educational context has changed so radically. Here Prensky discusses the key elements of the New Educational Context.