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This newsletter contains links to apps, articles and issues that could be used to discuss digital citizenship, impact of technology on society and resources for Religious Education classes explored at Prendiville Catholic College, Australia. This page is an offshoot of Prendi eLearning http://www.scoop.it/t/prendi-elearning Follow me on Twitter at @prendielearning
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So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows

So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows | Prendi Digital Citizenship, Social Issues and RE | Scoop.it
"In Google we trust." That may very well be the motto of today's young online users, a demographic group often dubbed the "digital natives" due their apparent tech-savvy. Having been born into a world where personal computers were not a revolution, but merely existed alongside air conditioning, microwaves and other appliances, there has been (a…

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Melissa Marshall's insight:

Interesting - the perception is that young people know all about technology - but they don't. They need to be taught in steps or through inquiry, just like with everything else. They may be very good at adding selfies to Instagram or procrastinating on Facebook, but when it comes to research, evaluating sources and locating very specific information, their strategy of 'just Google it' does not hold up. 

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8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains | Prendi Digital Citizenship, Social Issues and RE | Scoop.it
Thanks to technology, our brains are being rewired -- for better or worse.

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Marta Torán's curator insight, March 17, 2014 7:43 PM

La neuroplasticidad o cómo nuestro cerebro se vé afectado por la Tecnología. Para bien y para mal