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Teaching Is your smartphone making you shy?

Is your smartphone making you shy?

During the three years I’ve spent researching and writing about shyness, one of the most common questions people ask is about the relationship between shyness and technology.\n\nAre the internet and the cellphone causing our social skills to atrophy? I often hear this from parents of shy teenagers, who are worried that their children are spending more time with their devices than with their peers.

Joe Moran, Professor of English and Cultural History, Liverpool John Moores University.
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Is your smartphone making you shy?
STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.9 - Compare Texts

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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