Best-selling author and educator Jason Ohler addresses how today’s globally connected infosphere has broadened the definition of citizenship and its impact on educators, students, and parents.

What Bothers Us about Technology
What bothers us about technology
Fear is the Mind Killer

Someone once told me he felt like we were all just props in technology's movie. Every now and again, technology allows us to make cameo appearances in a patronizing attempt to keep us around. After all, for the foreseeable future the machines still need us to give them life. However, to paraphrase Macbeth, after we strut and fret our lives upon the stage for a moment or two (Shakespeare, 1606/1975a, p. 1068), we recede into the background, as the great digital machine churns away.

FYI: Fear is the Mind Killer

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit ...

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