“Dear N.Y. Times: Please stop using words like “addiction” in reference to media consumption. It is a sign of lazy thinking, meant to stop conversations about our kids, not start them.” — USA Today education writer (and learning games author) Greg Toppo on Facebook yesterday. Used with permission.
Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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