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Comment by Nicole Olbrish on December 9, 2012 at 8:08pm
I also thought this was an interesting article and would worry about the social networking as well
Comment by Tomi Waters on November 30, 2012 at 12:35pm
Lenni, the articles attached this site were very interesting, especially the one on the opportunties for BYOD and the implications for education.
Comment by Rachelle Babcock on November 7, 2012 at 2:39pm
Lennie-nice article. I like how the author says....
"While many districts are still debating the good and bad of this concept, students who aren’t distracted by the various social networking and games on the devices are getting a more evolved learning experience in the classroom with their devices."
This is so true, we need to stop making these sites a distraction and more of a welcoming learning enviroment. In the long run our classrooms will become more of an evolved learning experience!

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