Education: Morning Roundup, Is Technology Making Us Stupid?
From The New York Times: The Medium Is the Medium
Books are better than broadband. The Internet culture has yet to incorporate the literary culture of traditional bookish learning. The implication for how students learn is tremendous.\n
From The New York Times: Goal for High School Smoking Is Unmet
The nation has failed to reach its 2010 health goal of reducing high school smoking to 16 percent, federal officials said Thursday in a report calling for a resurgence of antismoking advertising to counter the tobacco industry’s $12 billion marketing campaign.\n
From the Associated Press: Teens' performance, health benefit from later school day
Giving teens 30 extra minutes to start their school day leads to more alertness in class, better moods, less tardiness, and even healthier breakfasts, a small study found.\n