From CNET News.com: “When digital kids rule the classroom
Take Megan Kennedy, an eighth-grader in Hill City, Kan. She’s one of 40 students participating in a program called GenYes in which kids teach teachers how to use technology. For her project, Megan and two classmates worked with a local kindergarten teacher to integrate an Apple iMovie into a lesson about clocks. They made a 3-minute movie showing the 5-year-olds at various times in their day, with the The Jackson Five song “ABC” as background music.”
We’ve heard all this before… but it is usually too hothouse for any sort of practical value. This term my class will be exploring these issues to see if they’re ready for prime time in early learning environments.