Empowering teachers to meet the digital native learners
Empowering Teachers to Meet the Digital Native Learners International E-Learning Conference 2011 Muang Thong Thani, Thailand 13.1.2011 Hanna Teräs – Tampere University of Applied Sciences Marjatta Myllylä – Tampere University of Applied Sciences Marko Teräs – Emergent, Canopy & Understory Ltd.
What is going on?Who are digital natives?What does it have to do with us? Image: Wayan Vota
Teachers learn from theirteachers who have learnedfrom their teachers who havelearned from their teachers...The conception of a goodteacher is passed on to onegeneration after another.
Open social Ongoing media dialogic environments evaluation New Authenticenquiry-based approach to Team learning learning teacher and facilitating education Collaborative Networking knowledge construction
Teachers vs. digital natives? Global Innovation thinking & creativity Tolerance Appreciateof diversity freedom of choice Image: eﬂon Natural collaborators (Tapscott 2009)
Teachers vs. digital natives? Global Open-endedness networks and deﬁning one’s through goals: innovation social media and creative solutions Team learning Freedom of and dialogue: choice in working diversity and methods andshared expertise Image: RuffLife learning paths Collaborative knowledge construction and creation of content
Conclusions✦ Changed working environment✦ Digital native skills: support not suffocate!✦ Social media assisted teacher education program: empowering teachers to meet the digital native learners Image: Rickydavid