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Teaching Is technology making us dumber or smarter? Yes

Is technology making us dumber or smarter? Yes

Technology has made us able to do more while understanding less about what we are doing, and has increased our dependence on others. Is technology making us smarter or dumber?

Jonathan Coopersmith
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Is technology making us dumber or smarter?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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