Have you ever felt a phantom cell phone vibration in your pocket? Do you instinctively whip out your phone or tablet when even the slightest bit bored? Turns out that’s how most students feel when it comes to technology: completely addicted.
The always-connected and always-on world of social media and technology is only expanding which means this addiction is only going to get worse. This new infographic by Onlineeducation.net does a clever job of showing some of these scary statistics. For example, 38% said they couldn’t even go 10 minutes without switching on some sort of electronic device.
However, it’s not yet really known if all this technology is helping or hurting the long-term education of students and their well-being. What do you think? Is this technology addiction a good thing, bad thing, or something different? Weight in on the conversation now on the Edudemic Facebook page and share your thoughts!
- How Do We Respond to Students “Addicted to Technology”? (brookhillschool.wordpress.com)