Teaching kids to be ‘digital citizens’ (not just ‘digital natives’) | Information Technology Learn IT - Teach IT | Scoop.it
Technology is not value-free. John Merrow explains how to turn kids — who are digital natives — into good digital citizens.

 

Schools today must provide opportunities for young people to create knowledge out of the swirling clouds of information that surround them 24/7. You went to school because that’s where the knowledge was stored. That was yesterday.

 

Think how different today’s world is. Today’s young people need guidance in sifting through the flood of information and turning it into knowledge.

 

They need to be able to formulate good questions — because computers have all the answers.


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