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The Social (Media) Culture

A friend of mine was talking to me about some people she unfollowed on Instagram, saying it was “immature”, but she just didn’t want to see their posts anymore. 812 more words

Really Digital Natives?

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Students today have been described as ‘digital natives’, exposed to the interactive digital media from young, and savvy with the use of technology (Prensky, 2001; Tapscott, 2008). 164 more words

ICT Philosophy

Jazz vs. Symphony: Why micromanaging digital work FAILS.

Third IN AN 8 POST SERIES, BRAD SZOLLOSE AND ROB HIRSCHFELD INVITE YOU TO SHARE IN OUR DISCUSSION ABOUT FAILURES, FIGHTS AND FRIGHTENING TRANSFORMATIONS GOING ON AROUND US AS DIGITAL WORK CHANGES WORKPLACE DELIVERABLES, PLANNING AND CULTURE. 677 more words

Culture

The Digital World

Today’s children are born into a world immersed in technology. From their Facebook birth announcement to receiving education delivered fully via online content, the digital age we are now in shapes who they are and what they may become. 404 more words

Education

Why Classroom Tech Matters Right Now

When the Common Core Standards were launched in 2009, one of the stipulations was that students take assessment tests in an online format by 2015. The time is now upon us, and reports on practice tests are streaming in. 994 more words

Best Practice

Online Persona - Do you need one?

The debate about whether you need an online persona is tied in with the concept of Digital natives and digital immigrants. I was having a conversation with my mother a couple of nights ago about this very subject. 380 more words

Future

The Urban Librarians Conference was GREAT!

I went to my first professional librarians’ conference last week; the Urban Librarians Conference, at Central Brooklyn Library. It was such a great experience; I met some fellow librarians, sat in on some panels that sparked a lot of ideas, and enjoyed wandering around the gorgeous library. 647 more words