Digital Nation
Broadcast Premiere Feb. 2 at 9 p.m. on PBS

Live Forum

FRONTLINE's Digital Nation hosted a live online discussion Wednesday, June 24, at 11 am EDT on the topic of education in the digital age. A panel of experts will answer questions and discuss how technology is -- and isn't -- changing our schools and how we learn.

Read the transcript below.

Guests include Mark Bauerlein, author of The Dumbest Generation and a professor at Emory University; Marc Prensky, author of Don't Bother Me Mom -- I'm Learning and a leading proponent of video games as educational tools; journalist Todd Oppenheimer, who has followed technology's role in education for many years and compiled the findings in his book The Flickering Mind, which was a finalist for an investigative book award; and Debra Socia, principal of the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School, a public school in Boston, MA.

Having previously interviewed Bauerlein and Prensky individually, Digital Nation now brings them together to discuss the pros and cons of technology in learning. Watch the interviews or read the discussion transcript below.

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posted march 24, 2009

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