So its simple – what are your thoughts on the digital native – digital immigrant discussion?

Watch these videos around the subject – or maybe others that you find. What do you think?

Now Read through the very famous article by Marc Prensky on Information Technology and Education. Present your Arguments in a blog post neatly presented with any sources cited in text to support your argument.

Here is a guide to the questions you will need to answer: –

  1. Explain in one paragraph what Marc Prensky is talking about…
  2. Say your position – Sorry I will give you this, e.g. for or against…
  3. Give at least three examples that support your above argument…that are not spoken about within the article…
  4. Does this school or its teachers provide support for your argument?
  5. Ask your parents or older members of their family if they would consider themselves a digital immigrant or native and whether they agree with the statement and definition?
  6. What are the social/ ethical issues that this article brings up – remember the 12 words …
  7. FINALLY – put yourself in your own shoes and say honestly what you think of the article and his opinions, place this in the final paragraph…

 

 

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