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The Flickering Mind

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The Flickering Mind

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The Flickering Mind

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An estimated $70 billion was spent on school computers in the '90s. But do computer-savvy students necessarily become better-educated adults? In his book The Flickering Mind, Todd Oppenheimer says technology in the classroom can get in the way of the learning process. He joins NPR's Neal Conan to discuss his book and to take your calls.

Guest:

Todd Oppenheimer
*Author of The Flickering Mind: The False Promise of Technology in the Classroom and How Learning Can Be Saved