Event Title

Session D-1: The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Students

Session Number

D-1

Grade Level

Grade Levels: HS

Start Date

4-3-2016 1:40 PM

End Date

4-3-2016 2:40 PM

Description

After a summary of Nicholas Carr’s book, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains, we will discuss strategies for how to foster deep learning in an age of distraction. The presentation will feature a catalog of intellectual technologies, a history of literacy, a cognitive theory of learning, the neurological mechanisms of learning, and the latest research on screen-based reading comprehension.

 
Mar 4th, 1:40 PM Mar 4th, 2:40 PM

Session D-1: The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Students

After a summary of Nicholas Carr’s book, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains, we will discuss strategies for how to foster deep learning in an age of distraction. The presentation will feature a catalog of intellectual technologies, a history of literacy, a cognitive theory of learning, the neurological mechanisms of learning, and the latest research on screen-based reading comprehension.