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Debate: Should students rely on technology for their homework?

Today, students use ipods, ipads, phones, laptops, and different tablets to use the internet to help them with their homework. Don't know a word? Google it. Don't know the answer to this math problem? Use a calculator. And so on. Does this make sense?


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    Nov 15 2012: So, how many of you "GoogleIt".......and you find the topic or word you seek.......then something else catches your attention and you GoogleIt....and your off......now, instead of simply finding the definition to one word or info on a single topic you've gone on an educational journey......isn't technology wonderful, specially for we the ADD culture.......However when it comes to Math, there is a saying as much cliche', "It's not the destination but the journey that's important", considerably more important to Math because the journey literally defines the destination.

    Our technologies are in their infancy and our educational systems ( and social systems ) are struggling to catchup and keep up. Technology does not teach critical thinking but can support it.

    Education will be a moral, ethical, economic, and social imperative over the next 2 decades and technological innovation will not slow, turn, and look back to see what's keeping up, or not.

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