Episode 46: Teaching A Media First Generation

Shifting Our Schools - Education : Technology : Leadership

Apr 11 2018 • 23 mins

In this episode, I talk through my ideas on teaching a "Media First Generation" and why we in education need to think differently when it comes to engaging them in meaningful work that speaks to their media first brains. Links: Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation https://www.amazon.com/Millennials-Rising-Next-Great-Generation/dp/0375707190 Pew Research: Defining Generations http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/03/01/defining-generations-where-millennials-end-and-post-millennials-begin/ New York Times: Generation Z Name https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/31/style/generation-z-name.html Common Sense Media: Census on media use by kids age zero to eight 2017 https://www.commonsensemedia.org/research/the-common-sense-census-media-use-by-kids-age-zero-to-eight-2017