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The Problem of Students’ Texting

How does an increased reliance on text messaging and techspeak is destroying our writing and verbal communication skills? Research suggests the use of abbreviationsword substitutionsacronyms, and emoticons, are all major contributors to this decline. Muhammad Saleem made this infographic to raise the awareness of this issue. We should understand the benefits and drawbacks of students’ using mobile devices so that the technology can be deployed properly.

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Does Texting Hurt Your Grammar?


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“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).
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