Dianne Brook – Teaching the Net generation
Rapid change rate is making things very difficult.
Digital natives in our Midst – Aliens and not the same as us.. How do we connect with them?
Significant differences between generations.
ABC of XYZ Mark McCrindle – Interesting should Google this. -Generation Y Article
Go to the site PS Trixie – Website that illustrates the literacy model students are interested in. Where does that put our literacy that comes from our backround.
This has engaged girls at Monte. It is the way students connect with their community.
Accuracy and depth however are hard to get from students. How can we tap into the ‘WikiWorld’? We need to look to how we can move to this model.
Students want and need structure. However things need to be fast passed and interactive!
What is ‘Flash mobbing’?
Moodle and the Net Gen
Activities and Resources
Fast (Quiz results, instant gratification)
Technology is important only as the tool which enables activity
They like the convenience of online course material
Learning by doing
Cut and Paste culture
Skimming and graphics
Multitasking (Primary sector has engaged in this far better than Secondary
They are the first generation to not turn to older generations for information
How to engage with Net Gen?
Attempt to engage with modern technology
Become digital migrant