Facebook and declining skills

Computers and technology are fantastic tools for business, production and for certain kinds of learning. That said, the evidence is overwhelming that as “social networking” increases, basic math and literacy skills are decreasing. As basic math and English skills decrease, students abilities to learn decrease. Their ability to become responsible citizens decreases.

Here are some examples of commentary on this problem:

Profs blast lazy first year students

Does Facebook fixation lower grades?

Study links Facebook time to lower grades

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