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