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Barbara Lindsey

Networked Learners | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project - 0 views

    In the opening keynote, "Networked Learners," Lee Rainie discusses the latest findings of the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project about how teenagers and young adults have embraced technology of all kinds - including broadband, cell phones, gaming devices and MP3 players. He describes how technology has affected the way "digital natives" search for, gather and act on information.
Barbara Lindsey

Teens and Their Mobile Phones / Flowtown (@flowtown) - 0 views

    Don't like that source is not prominently displayed and not hyperlinked to direct source.
Barbara Lindsey

Social Media, Web 2.0 And Internet Stats - 1 views

    Thanks to Bill Ferriter, @plugusin
Barbara Lindsey

Top News - Digital debate: Prepare kids for exams or life? - 0 views

  • 's only a question of which technology, and of the alignment between technology in the learning situation and in the assessment situation."
  • "It's not that we want kids to cheat," Prensky said. "It's that the definitions of learning, cheating, researching, and collaborating are changing right in front of our eyes."
  • The ideas about how people find information are very fluid, he added, and that can be seen perhaps most easily in medicine, where medical students and doctors are allowed texts in which to look up the answers to questions--but what is most important is knowing which questions to ask.
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  • why is it important;
  • "We're preparing [students] for life, not for exams--that's what it has come down to with [No Child Left Behind, preparing for exams], but that's a silly thing to prepare people for, because you really want to prepare them for life and work."
    An Australian educators lets students use cell phones and the internet during exams prompting global debate regarding the nature of 21st century assessment.
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