Daily Bookmarks 01/08/2008

Instructional Technology Resources: Digital Denizens

Instead of Prensky’s simple dichotomy of digital native vs. digital immigrant, this author provides additional categories depending on technology use and attitudes rather than age. Includes a quiz for determining where you fit (I’m a digital addict).

Snapshot: Personal Electronic Devices Owned by Students

Eduventures research on technology use by 18-24 year old college students. Almost all students own a cell phone, 79% own a laptop, and 73% own a media player. Students spend up to 5 hours a day online, about half of that for school. Email was the most popular communication tool.

CyberBee

The Adventures of Cyberbee are lessons and curriculum resources for using internet resources, including online primary sources, in K-12 classrooms. Includes some copyright lessons too.

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