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From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom Hopeful Essays for 21st Century Learning

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ISBN-10: 1452230099

ISBN-13: 9781452230092

Edition: 2012

Authors: Marc R. Prensky

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Mark Prensky's book of essays is ideal for all K-12 educators. This work illustrates the breadth of his thinking about technology and 21st century learning, and is organized into two sections that address: 1) Rethinking Education and Learning for the 21st Century2) 21st Century Learning and Technology in the Classroom (instructional methods, curriculum, strategies, use of technology tools such as YouTube, etc.) Some essays, like Blame Our Young? or Use Their Passion!, are very brief (a page or so) and are intended to ask a question or inspire new thinking. Others are more detailed and grounded in research, such as Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants, Part II: Do They Really Think…    
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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 1/18/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Marc Prensky is an internationally acclaimed speaker, writer, consultant, futurist, visionary, and inventor in the critical areas of education and learning. He is the author of several critically acclaimed books and over 60 articles on education and learning, including multiple articles in Educational Leadership, Educause, Edutopia, and Educational Technology. Marc's presentations around the world challenge and inspire audiences by opening up their minds to new ideas and approaches to education. One of his critically important perspectives is to look at education through the eyes of the students--during his talks, he interviews hundreds of students every year. Marc's professional focus has…    

About the Author
Rethinking Education
The Reformers are Leaving Our Schools in the 20th Century
On Learning
Education as Rocket Science
Turning on the Lights
Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants
The Emerging Online Life of the Digital Native
Young Minds, Fast Times
Blame Our Young? Or Use Their Passion!
To Educate, We Must Listen
Bringing the Future to School: The Prensky Challenge
Open Letter to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Questions for Reflection
21st Century Learning, and Technology in the Classroom
The Role of Technology in Teaching and the Classroom
Backup Education?
Simple Changes in Current Practices May Save Our Schools
The Longer View: Why YouTube Matters
Beyond the Lemonade Stand
Types of Learning and Possible Game Styles
On Being Disrespected
Lef's Be "Digital Multipliers"
Search Versus Research
Simulation Nation
What can you Learn From a Cell Phone? Almost Anything!
The True 21st Century Literacy is Programming
Epilogue: From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom
Questions for Reflection
Final Note