Consumption AND Creation

Teaching Kids to be “Digital Citizens” (Not Just “Digital Natives”)

The ideas in this article rang true after a colleague and I heard an Apple presenter extolling the virtues of the iPad…almost exclusively through the lens of content consumption. Moving further into content/knowledge creation is an important part of the vision of the classroom we are stressing with teachers during professional development and beyond. Let’s keep those conversations going with our teachers…consumption AND creation within the frame of “real work” not just “homework.” We adults fall way short in this area.


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