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Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants
It is amazing to me how in all the hoopla and debate these days about the decline of education in the US we ignore the most fundamental of its causes. Our students have changed radically. Today’sExpand
Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants Part 1
Part one of this paper highlights how students today think and process information fundamentally differently from their predecessors, as a result of being surrounded by new technology. The authorExpand
Digital game-based learning
Parents and educators need to hear that video games are not the enemy, but the best opportunity the authors have to engage their kids in real learning. Expand
Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants, Part II: Do They Really Think Differently?
Part 2 of Prensky’s paper exploring the differences between “digital natives” and “digital immigrants”. In this second part the author presents evidence to support these differences from neurology,Expand
Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for Real Learning
About the Author Introduction: Our Changing World: Technology and Global Society What Today's Students Want Partnering and Twenty-first Century Technology REAL, Not Just Relevant Motivation ThroughExpand
Don't bother me, Mom, I'm learning!
Marc Prensky presents the case profoundly counter-cultural but true nevertheless that video and computer game playing, done appropriately, is actually very beneficial to today's "Digital Native"Expand
Listen to the Natives.
Educators have slid into the 21st century—and into the digital age—still doing a great many things the old way. It's time for education leaders to raise their heads above the daily grind and observeExpand
H. Sapiens Digital: From Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom
In 2001, I published "Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants," a two-part article that explained these terms as a way of understanding the deep differences between the young people of today and many ofExpand
What Can You Learn from a Cell Phone? Almost Anything!.
  • M. Prensky
  • Computer Science, Materials Science
  • 1 June 2005
Today 's high-end cell phones have the computing power of a mid-1990s personal computer (PC)—while consuming only one one one-hundredth of the energy. Expand