Learning to Speak Native -

What is a Digital Native (the kids) Who are the immigrants (mostly the adults).
Digital Natives are multi-taskers, prefer graphics before text, CDs, DVDs, cellphones, game systems, expressive, information overload, extremely social, less fear of failure, active involvement, share a common language, risk takers, web-based, have electronic friends, nonlinear,

Adults say: dial the phone number, tape that tv show

If digital immigrant educators really want to reach digital natives, they will have to change- Mark Prensky

Information Explosion - just look at Google, they have a clean front page, but at the top of the page you will see links to MORE search links. We have become information consumers.

Flattening of the earth - Open source everything!

Wikinomics - collaboration, what better way to learn the material than to create a page or edit another person's page with CORRECT information (with citation), innovation vs. invention, the point is to mesh two of the new technologies to create a new more interesting educational connection (read literature add photos and timeline to a GoogleEarth Tour.

The community becomes MY Network because of the amount of information you contribute. Sometimes you have personal relationships with the network like DiscoveryEducators who actually offer face to face programs.

Tools - YUGMA, Twitter, WiziQ, Ning, SecondLife, search for popular social networking activities, website-digitalnative.org

This is streaming live: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/the-connected-classroom

and will be archieved at: http://khokanson.blogspot.com/


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