In no time, many Burmese will go online for the first time never knowing an Internet that wasn’t social. “This is going to be a digital revolution, not an evolution. This is not going to be slow,” said Vietnamese-Canadian tech entrepreneur Rita Nguyen, founder of Myanmar’s first social network site, Squar, told the BBC. She […]
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Marc Prensky, who coined the term “digital natives” and a few years ago moved on to write about digital wisdom, called on educators to show the courage to do what “they know is right” and wisely embrace the technology that will increasingly help all of us, including students, solve the world’s complex problems. This was […]
The term “digital native” may be useful at times, but even the person who coined it has moved past this simplistic binary native/immigrant idea to “digital wisdom,” which has real usefulness for our children now and even more so in their futures.
A recent study in Germany of young social-media users found “no evidence whatsoever that the Internet is the dominating influence in their lives.”