Article from Wired's Gadget Lab

How the iPhone Could Reboot Education.

“About five years ago my students stopped taking notes,” Rankin said. “I asked, ‘Why are you not taking notes?’ And they said, ‘Why would we take notes on that?…. I can go to Wikipedia or go to Google, and I can get all the information I need.”
Conversely, the problem with the internet is there’s too much information, and it’s difficult to determine which data is valuable.
Librarians can help you determine which data is the right data: we call it that skill "information literacy."

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