Wednesday, October 24, 2007

David Thornburg apologizes

From the Thornburg Center blog via Lucy Gray's A Teacher's Life:

"The designation of "digital natives" and "digital immigrants" suggests a difference that is, at best, largely innacurate and, at worst, demeaning to educators."

I've had a problem with that designation myself. It's too black & white, cut & dried. It's a stereotype. But as a 3 second sound bite it sure gets media attention and sells books!

Read David Thornburg's entire post here:

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