Understanding the Digital Generation: Teaching and Learning in the New Digital Landscape
  • Understanding the Digital Generation: Teaching and Learning in the New Digital Landscape
  • Understanding the Digital Generation: Teaching and Learning in the New Digital Landscape

Understanding the Digital Generation: Teaching and Learning in the New Digital Landscape

by Ian Jukes, Ted McCain, Lee Crockett
     
 

An innovative look at reshaping the educational experiences of 21st-century learners!

Inspiring thoughtful discussion that leads to change, this reader-friendly resource examines how the new digital landscape is transforming teaching and learning in an environment of standards, accountability, and high-stakes

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Overview

An innovative look at reshaping the educational experiences of 21st-century learners!

Inspiring thoughtful discussion that leads to change, this reader-friendly resource examines how the new digital landscape is transforming teaching and learning in an environment of standards, accountability, and high-stakes testing and why informed leadership is so critical. The authors present powerful strategies and compelling viewpoints, underscore the necessity of developing relevant classroom experiences, and discuss:

  • Attributes common among digital learners
  • The concepts of neuroplasticity and the hyperlinked mind
  • An educational approach that supports traditional literacy skills alongside 21st-century fluencies
  • Evaluation methods that encompass how digital generation students process new information

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412938440
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/11/2010
Series:
The 21st Century Fluency Series
Pages:
150
Sales rank:
428,815
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Part I Understanding the Digital Generation

Chapter 1 The Need for Balance 1

Chapter 2 The Problem of the Gap 9

Chapter 3 What We Know About the Digital Generation 19

Chapter 4 Learning Preferences of the Digital Generation 35

Part II How Should Education Respond?

Chapter 5 An Impending Tragedy 47

Chapter 6 It's Time to Catch Up 51

Chapter 7 A Shift to Whole-Mind Instruction 57

Chapter 8 Teachers Must Move Off the Stage 79

Chapter 9 Teachers Must Let Students Access Information Natively 89

Chapter 10 Teachers Must Let Students Collaborate 105

Chapter 11 Teachers Must Teach Students Visually 113

Chapter 12 Teachers Must Re-Evaluate Evaluation 127

Chapter 13 A Need for Leadership 135

Bibliography 139

Index 143

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