Technology is the window through which young people experience our complex, media-saturated world. For this reason, today’s classrooms must be different from what we experienced as children.
What will the world look like when today’s Kindergarteners become tomorrow’s adults?
It’s hard to predict, but what we do know is they must be armed with some critical skills – they need to be able to communicate, function and create change. They must be media literate. Today’s classrooms must be equipped with both the technological tools to facilitate these skills, but also the knowledge they don’t replace effective teaching and learning environments.
This section contains links to articles, websites and resources for both teachers and parents.
• What is 21st Century Education? (August, 2008)