5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead
By Meris Stansbury
March 23rd, 2017
In a technology-dependent education culture, are there some technologies to avoid? And if so, why, and what are better alternatives?
The most popular article on eCampus News is a surprising one to the editors: “6 apps that block social media distractions.” This story, which seemed a bit counter-intuitive for us to write (being a tech-cheerleading publication in nature), has held the top spot by a massive margin for almost three years now; which had the editors considering the question, “Are there technologies that should simply be avoided in the college classroom?”
Movie Clip of One Technology Exasperation:
Of course, the editors then had to ponder what would make a technology easier to avoid than try to...
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Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.