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Prensky Blog Prompt 3

cynhun8   November 19, 2015   No Comments on Prensky Blog Prompt 3

1. Discuss two points on which Prensky and Tim Brown would agree. Give at least one additional resource and tie it into your discussion. Marc Prensky and Tim Brown both strongly advocate for open exploration in the quest for information. Prensky describes a component of the partnering process as “letting students choose their own path to the answers” (2010, p…. Read more »

Prensky Blog Prompt 2

1. How do you prevent technology from taking over the curriculum essentials that you are trying to teach? What role do Prensky’s “verbs” and “nouns” pose in answering this question? Justify your answer. The number one way to keep technology from taking over during partnering is to remain focused on what the students will be doing, not how they do… Read more »

Prensky Blog Prompt 1

1. Discuss the apparent contradiction of the video “I Need My Teachers to Learn” and Prensky’s comments that “teachers do not need to learn to use it [technology] themselves.” How could you compare the ultimate goal of both approaches? Your opinion? The contradiction found between the “I Need My Teachers to Learn” video and the Prensky comment on teacher use… Read more »