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Unformatted text preview: Cooper 1 Jordan Cooper February 4, 2011 Eric York English 250, HQ Word Count: 311 Growing Up With New Technology In the article, Executive Summary, Living and Learning with New Media, Mizuko Ito et al discuss how new technologies are changing the ways that todays youth develop and learn. Ito and her colleagues are trying to convince the education system to incorporate technology into the classroom because of its numerous benefits. In modern times, technology is constantly changing, which means that adolescents must learn to adapt and grow up with those innovative technologies. Contrary to the standard of learning from the past, age no longer is equivalent to experience and adults are no longer the expected technology spets. However, the adults that do have technology skills are leading the way in connecting to the more technology proficient youth of today. Also, because of this change in the learning custom, the Internet has become widely popular and serves as a source to encourage peer-based learning, which allows students to...
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