Watch the TED Talk by Sherry Turkle, “Connected, But Alone?" Then, vow to stop texting entirely for 24 hours. Instead, call your friends.
Write about your experience in 200 words or more. How did it feel to not text for 24 hours? How many text messages did you get? What was hard about it? What did you gain by taking the time to talk instead of text?
Make sure you include some of your thoughts from the Ted Talk in your essay. Post for everyone to see. Hashtags: #disconnectreconnect #liveup
200-word essay on:
1) How it felt to not text for 24 hours
2) How many text messages you received
3) What was hard about it
4) What you gained by taking the time to talk instead of text
5) Your thoughts from the Ted Talk