More on the myth of the digital native: The natives are revolting
# 27 octubre 2012 07:00
Steve Wheeler sobre la controvertida dicotomía entre "nativos" e "inmigrantes" digitales. Un buen resumen del estado de la cuestión, con enlaces interesantes.
The message is clear: teachers should not assume that because many children are adept at using new and emerging technology, that they are able to apply them freely in formalised learning contexts such as school. Nor as a result, should they shy away from using technology in the classroom with the fear that 'the children will know more about it than me' - children may have skills in the use of technology, but teachers have the skills and the knowledge to create engaging and exciting learning opportunities and environments. Technology is simply a part of that equation.