Dr. John Medina’s work, Brain Rules, serves as a great way to incorporate our intellectual response to those students who make the mistake of checking out an internet page or a non-academic site while using their laptop in class for note-taking. Though the greatest personal learning tool ever invented, the laptop also serves as an entertainment and communications center for so many students. With that in mind, teachers and parents must help students use their computers to enhance their learning and develop as wll as practice strategies for self-discipline. In that spirit, all students who misused their laptop in-class must write a 3-5 sentence comment on what they learned from this video. They must also explore John Medina’s website and indentify another video or insight that helps them understand how best their brain works for learning. This will help start a conversation with Mr. Sullivan on how best to move forward.
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