Smartphones and education: neither “free bar” nor “dry law”

Ideas for teachers and students to manage their relationship with technology in the classroom more efficiently.

As usual, it is easier to demonize technology instead of asking the right questions, such as who is going to educate students on a wise use of connectivity.

It is necessary to address in class issues such as the construction of the digital identity from the contents that are shared and the language used. We must analyze nefarious practices such as the popularization of hate speech and harassment, we must train new generations to detect and filter false news, we must train them self-defense techniques against security breaches, identity theft, and theft of devices.

Profesor universitario, conferenciante y escritor. Professor, Speaker and Writer. Cultura digital. Digital culture.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store