Digital Natives: Citizens of a Changing World

An overwhelming number of teachers and parents believe that schools’ integration of technology in teaching and learning is important to the education of American students today. But making technology effective in the classroom requires much more than merely equipping students with Internet access and devices. Students must understand how to use personal technology in ways that enhance their learning experience and lead to self-empowerment and awareness, and schools must ensure that they protect students while guiding their exploration of the digital landscape.

Teaching basic digital literacy is a start.


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