The myth of multi-tasking is something I battle against constantly on a daily basis in my classroom. I allow students to use their cell phones and have their computers open all the time. However, I do this because I try to see if my students can really multi-task. And I have observed for three years now that they clearly cannot. A student cannot be engaging on Snapchat with another student, buying something from Zappos for prom, and also engaging in a discussion on “Young Goodman Brown” all at the same time.