Embracing the Digital Generation

Slideshare by Madison Giannattasio
The Digital Generation?
The “Gaming Disposition”

•Today’s students:
• are lazy.
• are antsy.
• have no desire to learn.
•Wrong!
•Studies show tha...
Sugata Mitra’s Studies

• Given a computer, adolescents are capable of:
• learning how to use foreign technology.
• teachi...
Self Organized Learning
Environments
1. Provide students with a question and internet
access.
2. Allow them to work in gro...
New Media Literacies
• Judgment
• Are the facts and sites credible?
• Negotiation
• How do I understand this new group?
• ...
The End…Or The Beginning?
How can you, as an educator, help encourage this
new generation by taking into account their
cap...
Image and Resource Links

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http://fraser.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/363251198_9537fe7c6d.

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http://moodle.anoka....
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This video explores the digital generation, and the various ways that educators can facilitate this learning to the best of their abilities using media.

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Embracing the Digital Generation

  1. 1. Embracing the Digital Generation Slideshare by Madison Giannattasio
  2. 2. The Digital Generation?
  3. 3. The “Gaming Disposition” •Today’s students: • are lazy. • are antsy. • have no desire to learn. •Wrong! •Studies show that today’s students: • are bottom-line oriented. • seek proof of improvement: learning. • lose interest and find frustration without learning
  4. 4. Sugata Mitra’s Studies • Given a computer, adolescents are capable of: • learning how to use foreign technology. • teaching themselves a new language. • answer questions through online navigation. • teaching and learning from their peers.
  5. 5. Self Organized Learning Environments 1. Provide students with a question and internet access. 2. Allow them to work in groups and build off of peers’ ideas. 3. When presented with their findings, offer ample encouragement and admiration for their hard work.
  6. 6. New Media Literacies • Judgment • Are the facts and sites credible? • Negotiation • How do I understand this new group? • Appropriation • How can I use these new skills? • Play • How do I use my skills to solve this new problem? • And so many more…
  7. 7. The End…Or The Beginning? How can you, as an educator, help encourage this new generation by taking into account their capacities to learn, and use all of the different resources now available?
  8. 8. Image and Resource Links • http://fraser.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/363251198_9537fe7c6d. • http://moodle.anoka.k12.mn.us/pluginfile.php/4051/mod_resource/conte • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_rKvAmdl5y8/TVKLmEhHX_I/AAAAAAAADVo/bYpIknl • • http://youtu.be/c0xa98cy-Rw http://www.ourprg.com/wpcontent/uploads/2013/02/tech_mitra272.jp g http://on.ted.com/TEDPrize2013 http://youtu.be/pEHcGAsnBZE http://www.cpb.org/features/whyy/img/kids-reading.png http://www.lds.org/bc/content/ldsorg/content/images/Using-MediaFor-Lessons-560x326.jpeg • • • •

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