Digital Natives

We are increasingly aware of the importance of understanding 21st century learners in order to teach and reach our students.

Download the article by Marc Prensky: Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants (pdf)


Read the article and then explore some of the other links below and prepare a response to these questions:

  1. Are you a Digital Immigrant or Native? Explain your choice.
  2. What are the characteristics of Digital Natives (your students!)?
  3. How are you currently adjusting your lessons to reach these learners?

For more information on knowing your learners, explore the links below:

 Gamifying Education: What are your thoughts about their ideas?

Sir Ken Robinson’s Talk about Changing Education Paradigms– animated by RSA Animate.


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