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Description: Results of a recent study show that the use of digital devices and social sharing is high among teachers. These trends are slowly making their way into the classroom, however, this practice is receiving mixed reviews.

Source: Mashable

Date: February 27th, 2013

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More middle- and secondary-school teachers are using digital tools in their classrooms and professional lives, a new report says. A study by Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project released Thursday delves into teachers’ increasing technology use, but also expresses educators’ concerns about the digital divide. Read Rest of Story

Questions for discussion:

1. What are your thoughts about Wikipedia and its presence in the classroom?

2. Do you think tablets should have a presence in the classroom? Why or why not?

 

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