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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Google impacts the way students think

Facinating article from teach thought, "How google impacts the way that students think", which reinforces the many theories that Nicholas Carr talks about in his book "The Shallow". That the technology is effecting the way in which our brains develop and change.

In particular, this article  talks about how there are better search engines out there to meet the needs of kids and as educators we need to be strategic in the way we teach and reinforce research skills. We also need to evaluate the tools that the kids use in class. Try looking through this list before you set a research task for your students; 20 best search engines for students.

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