Eva digital

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Eva digital

  1. 1. iGeneration Requires a Different Approach to Instruction <br />By: Eva <br />2-11-11<br />2nd period<br />
  2. 2. Today’s students work with technology<br />
  3. 3. Middle and high school students can’t live without cell phones and internet<br />
  4. 4. Children born in the 1990s are known as the “iGeneration”<br />
  5. 5. iGeners are growing up with portable technology<br /> -Larry D. Rosen, psychology professor and author<br />
  6. 6. “They are always connected to their mobile devices.”<br />
  7. 7. Theydo not see technology as a tool.<br />
  8. 8. Kids multitask online while…<br />
  9. 9. …teachers ask them to task one at a time<br />
  10. 10. Engagement is a key to connecting with today’s students.<br />
  11. 11. “…kids are highly engaged…in their personal world.”<br />
  12. 12. They are pleading ‘Engage me’.<br />
  13. 13. Sitting and listening is foreign in their daily lives.<br />
  14. 14. Teachers should encourage multitasking …both physical and computer based…<br />
  15. 15. Yet, not everyone agrees that it is healthy.<br />
  16. 16. A study found that heavy media multitaskers performed…<br />
  17. 17. Worse on a test of task-switching ability.<br />
  18. 18. While people support technology and students…<br />
  19. 19. …other people do not.<br />
  20. 20. Which side do you choose?<br />
  21. 21. Andy Petroski, a director of Learning Technology…<br />
  22. 22. says he recommends group work.<br />
  23. 23. Students are involved in social networking and…<br />
  24. 24. …it should also be in the classroom.<br />
  25. 25. Teachers should also use games as teaching tools.<br />
  26. 26. What do you think?<br />
  27. 27. Is technology a challenge for educators?<br />

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