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The Multitasking Generation

This March 2006 article from Time magazine explores how multitasking has become a defining characteristic of young people today.

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Social media tools

Here are some of the social media tools I’ve found helpful.  Tip:  Hold down the command key when you click on a link and it’ll open in a new tab or window. Diigo (social bookmarking) GoogleReader (to subscribe to blogs) GoogleDocs (for collaborative writing) Wikidot (for a class wiki) YouTube Channel for class WordPress (for student blogs)

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If today's fifth graders are making video documentaries instead of writing research papers, what will count as "writing" by the time they arrive at college?