The answers of the schools range from mobile phone ban to teaching with tablets. Where do you see the ideal way? I have allowed my students in Hong Kong to use their laptops and cell phones in the February 2019 Calendar Kalnirnay classroom because they read and comment on the texts, take notes and immediately research certain aspects of the topic.
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Of course, one can not rule out that they also look at their messages in the social media. You probably have to pay this price if you do not want to spill your child out with the bathwater and ban all meaningful use of the new technologies in the learning context. I tried to fend off the attention competition by an interesting lesson instead of a general ban. But I realize that this procedure does not work for everyone and not everywhere.
How would you train your own children? Like Steve Jobs and many Silicon Valley CEOs, I would like to make sure that they do not spend too much time with the new media too soon, but first of all acquire the cultural techniques that people have developed from the new media, and then from them Question be asked. Of course,
I am thinking of the book and the concentrated reading, which is not constantly interrupted by incoming text messages and not click on the next best link if it gets tricky or weird. But I also think of the patient reception of pictures and films that do not inject a new attention-getting agent every half-minute. Girl lies under the blanket and reads a book (picture-alliance / view) Reading: an old cultural techniqueYou see the “digital immigrants”,
so here mostly the parents and teachers, compared to the “Digital Natives”, here children and students, in one central point in the advantage. Why? If you take the imagery seriously, you will consider the inherent edge of experience of immigrants, who often take a more critical look at the context in which they immigrate because they were not born into it – just as you better understand the grammar of a learned foreign language as that of the native language.
Immigrants know how it is (or was) elsewhere, and by comparison are more sensitive to the differences than those who grew up unbroken and unsuspecting with the customs of their environment. Man behaves in a more reflective – and perhaps more nostalgic – way E-mail if you wrote letters yourself;
One sees the transparency culture of the digital critical, if one protested once against the census as a symptom of the surveillance state. Demonstration against census in Berlin 1987 (picture-alliance / dpa) Demonstration against census in Berlin 1987 One is more alarmed by the shortness of breath of hypertexts, if February 2019 Calendar Kalnirnay one developed the culture technique reading still at books. One better sees the cost of the free of charge, if one remembers political articles that were not yet surrounded by advertising and interspersed.