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Digital Distraction: Impact of Technology on Student Learning

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City Visions explores the ways that digital media use by school-aged children may be changing how they perform in the classroom.  Are students losing their ability to focus as a result of spending so much time online? Or does digital entertainment provide positive tools to boost students’ creativity and motivation? Host Joseph Pace and guests discuss a study that examined these questions and more.


Vicky Rideout, President of VJR Consulting

Caroline Knorr, Parenting Editor for Common Sense Media

Roni Habib, social studies teacher and tech coordinator at Gunn High School in Palo Alto