What are Digital Natives? How will this new generation of kids radically change how we teach?










Find out by reading this article 21st Century Digital Learners and these three articles from the Edutopia magazine,
Edutopia Volume 2, Issue 7 October 2006
  1. Tech Teacher: Most kids believe that if it is on the Internet, it must be true (page 16)
  2. The New Face of Learning: What happens to time-worn concepts of classrooms and teaching when we can now go online and learn anything, anywhere, anytime? (page 34)
  3. Toss the Traditional Textbook: Open source education resources can replace stale old volumes (page 38)

Read some 8th-graders' comments about what works to engage them in learning - no surprise technology plays a big part.
Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

If you found school boring, you will enjoy reading his chapter from Alan November's new book Who Owns the Learning?

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Becoming a Contributor

Begin your exploration by reading this short Edutopia article: Engage Students in Making a Difference

Next watch this video to get a better idea of what children can contribute:

Colorado Girl Hatches Plan to Boost Family Finances after Mother Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis





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Girl Hatches a Plan Video
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Students Write a book about teen psychology

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https://www.edutopia.org/blog/learning-by-doing-students-write-guide-teen-psychology-andrew-miller

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Students can contribute by helping create the class' History Book
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