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The solution?

Posted: 30 June 2014 in Uncategorized
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Many of us who teach for a living have to contend with students sitting in class who are browsing on computers and sending text messages on their smartphones.

Some of my colleagues have gone so far as to declare technology-free classrooms. Me, I allow computers (to read class-related texts and take notes) but I draw the line at the phones (and I have students who are surprised when I call them on that).

Is sniping the solution [ht: mfa]?

June 29, 2014

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The gap between the growth of productivity (now at 11.4 percent above January 2007) and that of wages (only 1.5 percent higher) continues to widen (according to Reuters).

Is it any wonder, then, that income inequality continues to rise?


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