"This is the first generation of people that work, play, think and learn differently than their parents..they are the first generation to not be afraid of technology. It is like air to them."
- Don Tapscott
Can ICT (Information Communication Technology) redefine the way we learn in the Networked Society? Technology has enabled us to interact, innovate and share in whole new ways. This dynamic shift in mindset is creating profound change throughout our society. The Future of Learning looks at one part of that change, the potential to redefine how we learn and educate. Watch world renowned experts and educators talk about its potential to shift away from traditional methods of learning based on memorization and repetition to more holistic approaches that focus on individual students' needs and self expression (documentary film by Ericcson)
Ericcson is Swedish multinational provider of communications technology and services. They envision a Networked Society, where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. "Capturing The Networked Society" is a film which is part of a global Ericsson project where they have traveled to over 25 different countries in order to find the real-life change-makers who are transforming our world through mobility.
Below a clip from "Capturing The Networked Society" film (do it yourself - DIY.org)
Kids today are born into a digital world. They have grown up in an online environment where sharing and connecting online is part of daily interaction. But they are still kids, with imagination, curiosity, creativity, and a whole lot of potential. DIY.org is a platform and community where children can learn new skills and find others who share their unique interests.