It’s so true! Many people fail to realize that technology is shaping the minds of students in ways that were unimaginable. We are continuing to follow a model that was developed centuries ago, and it doesn’t foster inquiring minds for the 21st century. However, many educators have the wrong perception about how technology is changing learning. I think it is incredibly important for teachers to know that entertainment is not how you teach to the 21st century learner. Garnering the attention of people, in general, may be difficult now – but it isn’t difficult if students are actively engaged in their learning.
This was a fascinating article that got me thinking!