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Used correctly, technology can easily move from a weapon of mass distraction to a tool of engagement.
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“Used correctly, technology can easily move from a weapon of mass distraction to a tool of engagement.”
Lisa Nielsen

“Too often, I see wonderful activities that engage students . . . but also see important standards that could have been incorporated not present in the activity.”
Michael Gorman

“If technology becomes a distraction or otherwise impedes learning, it needs to be reconsidered.”
—Steve Baule

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