Should We Limit “Screen Time” in School? – by Daniel Scoggin

A truism of school reform has long been the promise that technology, properly applied, will fuel dramatic improvement in teaching and learning. When tech-enabled schools or online learning programs haven’t delivered the hoped-for results, some have dismissed these shortcomings as implementation problems—or evidence that we haven’t yet deployed the right tools or the most effect...

Putting Dialogue over Devices Shapes Mind and Character – by Daniel Scoggin

At GreatHearts, high school students have at the center of their day a two-hour Socratic conversation on works of great literature, philosophy, and history. How does the current array of technology in schools fit with the ages-old aspiration of forming thoughtful and reflective young men and women who will strive for a greater good beyond themselves? If the first principle of e...