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Researcher discusses tumultuous world of tech, teaching, learning

Do you know what gesture-based computing is? Are you familiar with the concept of “the internet of things?” What about geo-social gaming?

If not, get familiar with them quickly, especially if you’re an educator who wants to keep pace with young people functioning in these realms nearly every second of their waking and even somewhat drowsy lives.

While living in those worlds, middle school youngsters are asking serious questions and making such points as “Why can’t we use a computer every day?” “Imagine you are a CEO at IBM, and you can only use a computer once a week.” “We like to do more ...


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