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Wednesday, July 27 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Nouns Versus Verbs: A Better Way to Look at Technology and Education

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One of the biggest problems educators have with integrating technology is keeping what is valuable from the past while still incorporating modern tools. Using a verbs and nouns metaphor that many have found useful, Prensky shows how the fundamental skills taught by educators change relatively little over time, whereas the tools for learning and practicing those skills will be changing ever more frequently in the 21st century. The talk presents a useful framework to deal with technological change in the classroom (Talk is based on Prensky’s book: Teaching Digital Natives).

 


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Marc Prensky

About Marc Prensky | Author, Speaker, Consultant, Games2Train, New York, NY Marc Prensky is an internationally acclaimed speaker, writer, consultant, and game designer in the critical areas of education and learning. He is the author of three books: Digital Game-Based Learning (McGraw-Hill, 2001), Don’t Bother Me Mom – I’m Learning (Paragon House, 2006) and Teaching Digital Natives: Partnering for... Read More →


Wednesday July 27, 2011 10:15am - 11:30am
Arlington - 2nd Floor