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The issue of cyber hygene is especially importyant to teach to learners as part of the digital curriculum! More at https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2018/04/The-Digital-Citizenship-Curriculum-Digital-Literacy-Cyber-Hygiene-and-More-perfcon

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Find pros and cons at https://dailygenius-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/dailygenius.com/can-really-ban-smartphones-schools/amp/.

I am personally FOR using them. However, only if teachers built their lessons around digital tools that involve the productive use of smartphones.

Posted: 31/12/2017 by broadyesl in BYOD, digital learning, Uncategorized
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Read more on Flexibility Drives Digital Tool Usage at https://edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2017/12/students-want-laptops-flexible-digital-tools-classroom

Excerpt: As digital tools continue to infiltrate college campuses, students and educators alike should rejoice. McGraw-Hill Education’s 2017 Digital Study Trends Survey found that 60 percent of students indicated digital learning tools have at least slightly improved their grades and have been very or extremely helpful in their academic life. Overall, the students said that laptops — over things such as print materials and smartphones — are the devices they are most likely to use in class, for homework, and for exam prep. A whopping 86 percent labeled laptops as an important tool for studying while only 33 percent said the same about smartphones and tablets. The surveyed students indicated that laptops are particularly effective because of the ease in online search and communication, as well as the portability of the device and accessibility of the tools.

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find the downloadable list at https://www.teachthought.com/critical-thinking/126-blooms-taxonomy-verbs-digital-learning/

Read Mobile devices put students in control at https://www.iste.org/explore/ArticleDetail?articleid=163

Read Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume at https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-06-20-students-say-they-are-not-as-tech-savvy-as-educators-assume?utm_content=58187992&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook

Read “Teaching Generation Z? Start by engaging their parents—here’s how we did it” at http://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/04/03/generation-z-engaging-parents/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec