Reasons Why IT May Be Crap!

So far in my post series on use of Web 2.0 with students I have discussed our preconceived notions on our digital natives ability to use technology and why some students automatic response when you start using technology, for elearning, will always be THIS IS CRAP! Today I want to examine the reasons why the…

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This Is CRAP!!!

Yesterday for my post series on use the of Web 2.0 with students I highlighted our preconceived notions on our digital natives ability to use technology. Today I want to talk about how truly totally frustrating students can be when you do use technology, and why they react this way! As an educator we all…

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Fact or Fiction? You Tell Me!

Planning and writing a series of posts during the 31 Day Project was hard! But the pro was how incredibly rewarding it was — helped me focus, I reflected on my knowledge and research what I didn’t know! So I have decided that for me it is a practice that I want to continue. [image…

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The great Digital Native/Immigrant thing debate

Since Marc Prensky’s presentation I have been involved in some interesting f2f discussions on the validity of Digital Native-Digital Immigrant ((digital immigrants = those of us who were not born into the digital world and digital natives = generation that has grown up in the digital age). Thanks Graham Wegner for your great post Digital…

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Innovative Solutions for Increasing Demands

This morning I struggled out of bed, got dressed and rushed out the door so that I could attend my first Hot Topic breakfast at 7.30 am by Marc Prensky on “Innovative Solutions for Increasing Demands”. No surprises – but guess who was late 🙂 – fortunately you get to eat breakfast first. I was…

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