How can we leverage digital media in schools? That is one of the central questions in the film “Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century,” which explores how exceptional instructors are increasingly using digital media and interactive practices to ignite their students’ curiosity, help them become civically engaged, allow them to collaborate with peers and empower them to direct their own learning.
Integrating digital media into a classroom, and into a larger structure like a school or a school district, can be a major undertaking. What kind of changes – in mindset, professional development, resources, finances and so on – would need to occur within your educational setting to meaningfully integrate digital media? Watch the video for some of the answers, and gather some important tips and strategies that you can start using in your classroom now to help you instruct 21st century learners! WATCH: http://to.pbs.org/1ppB8iO