Digital Natives and Multitasking | Darren Miller

As a math teacher I’ve long believed that the idea that today’s students are “digital natives”, and thus that they learn differently than the rest of us do, is a ridiculous idea.  I also don’t put much faith in the idea of multitasking.  I’m not the only one:

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Abstract

Current discussions about educational policy and practice are often embedded in a mind-set that considers students who were born in an age of omnipresent digital media to be fundamentally different from previous generations of students. These…

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