Students of the Digital Age

Anyone else concerned for our youth and public education? Today’s post on my ed-tech blog features the revolutionary changes occurring.  

Read the entire post at http://jodeelunainnovations.com/?p=463. Just select this photo link or the link below.

 

Here is a snippet…  

Students of the Digital Age  

“The true mark of a leader is the ability to maintain high standards while making room for personal ownership…and I’m not speaking about adults here.”  

Over the past twelve-years of teaching (grades fifth through eighth), I have noticed an escalation of disengagement among students. Although the current media frenzy focuses on incompetent educators as the primary problem, I would like to peel back the cultural onion, so to speak, to suggest additional reasons why student scores on standardized test are not up to par.  

An unprecedented cultural revolution is underway that contributes to this disconnect between youth of today and educational imperatives…read more http://jodeelunainnovations.com/?p=463

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About JoDee Luna

“I’m lost in a love affair with portrait painting!” JoDee Luna confesses. This author, artist, and educator describes herself as a creative eclectic due to her diverse history, multiple talents, and various career pursuits. She enjoys a host of creative expressions: mixed media, mask making, floral designing, photography, sculpture, and gardening. JoDee believes the creative process infuses her with the courage to try on new artistic identities, take inspired risks, and explore imaginative ideas. She seeks to share her insights with others through her book, Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics and website by the same name, http://refrainfromtheidentical.com. Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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2 Responses to Students of the Digital Age

  1. Slamdunk says:

    I like your insights on this topic, and I made my comment over at the other site.

    Enjoy your weekend.

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