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Frontline Digital Nation Video

The following are provocative excerpts for the PBS program Frontline: "Digital Nation"

Cautionary Videos

Shop class Computing

Multitasking Mentality

Our constant multitasking furthers a culture of instant gratification. Todd Oppenheimer is a journalist and the author of The Flickering Mind.

A Haven from the Madness

School is one of the last refuges from our always-on culture, and that's worth protecting, says Todd Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer is a journalist and the author of The Flickering Mind.

Diving In

Digital Natives are great at finding information, but don't always make it past the first page of Google results. Should we be teaching kids to be more critical? Mark Bauerlein is a professor at Emory University and the author of The Dumbest Generation.

Hey prof, i just txtd u my paper

The Internet allows kids to socialize 24-7, and it shows in their vocabularies. Mark Bauerlein is a professor at Emory University and the author of The Dumbest Generation.

Virtual Education

While many hail the promise of digital tools in education, test scores have yet to improve, and it's because there are so many easy distractions available. Mark Bauerlein is a professor at Emory University and the author of The Dumbest Generation.

Pressing Pause

As we hurtle along with technology, it's important that someone reminds us what's being left behind. Mark Bauerlein is a professor at Emory University and the author of The Dumbest Generation.

Pro Tech Videos

How Google Saved A School

Two years ago, this middle school was at risk of being shut down by the city. Today it's a success story. What happened?

Education 2.0

Schools need to catch up with all the information kids are receiving from everywhere else. Marc Prensky is the author of Don't Bother Me Mom – I'm Learning.

Saving Stillness

Multitasking?

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