Disconnect With Technology to Connect With Learning


Cellphones have become a necessary nuisance in thousands of American classrooms. Each semester, instructors restrict cell phone use during classtime. Sherry Turkle, M.I.T. professor and author of “Reclaiming Conversation: the Power of Talk in the Digital Age,” laments that even “at home, families sit together, texting and reading email. At work executives text during board meetings.”