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  1. says:

    The subject of this bookthe way the texting generation is being failed by teachers, schools, and bureaucracies that don t know, don t want to know, and can t imagine how these youngsters actually absorb informationis one of un overstatable importance.You and I, fellow LTer, are not the ones who should be making the educational decisions of this generation Why not Because, on average, we re about as likely to say g wan, skip the textbooks, don t make em buy a copy of To Kill A Mocking The subject of this bookthe way the texting generation is being failed by teachers, schools, and bureaucracies that don t know, don t want to know, and can t imagine how these youngsters actually absorb informationis one of un overstatable importance.You and I, fellow LTer, are not the ones who should be making the educational decisions of this generation Why not Because, on average, we re about as likely to say g wan, skip the textbooks, don t make em buy a copy of To Kill A Mockingbird, do it all on their iPhones as we are to suggest Fahrenheit 451 as a model for the future society we want to see.But let s be realistic Do we want books qua books to survive If yes, we d best make sure that there are people willing to read them And that means getting the texters to read, probably via KindlNooReadPa...


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    Either Larry D Rosen, Ph.D., is a genius pied piper of today s youth, or he has sold his soul to the ever changing vagaries of the world dominating technology empire Rosen is making waves and boatloads of money selling his siren call that urges educators to work with the new way kids think, i.e., their constant multitasking of media in the forms of iPods, facebook, and a plethora of online gaming and virtual living websites His methods demand that we relinquish our old fashioned notion of l Either Larry D Rosen, Ph.D., is a genius pied piper of today s youth, or he has sold his soul to the ever changing vagaries of the world dominating technology empire Rosen is making waves and boatloads of money selling his siren call that urges educators to work with the new way kids think, i.e., their constant multitasking of media in the forms of iPods, facebook, and a plethora of online gaming and virtual living websites His methods demand that we relinquish our old fashioned notion of library and book learning in favor of virtual learning, with ...


  3. says:

    I get that our children and grandchildren aredigital and mobile than any previous generation And that we probably should use this fact in our classrooms But this book doesn t really give much practical advice about how to do tha...


  4. says:

    Rosen, along with Marc Prensky and Donald Tapscott, is in the this generation of geniuses is gonna kick our buts and we old fogey teachers better step up and start meeting their demands camp The trouble is that in many cases he offers no evidence to back up his claims they ALL have a kinesthetic learning ...


  5. says:

    Just two years later and it is already out of date Authors who have not spent a lot of time attempting to reach high school students and getting them to stay on task and not wander off into things which in no way pertain to the assignmen...


  6. says:

    Read this so I could understand my students and teenagers better Although Rosen makes some very good points, as compared with my personal experience, he exaggerates and overgeneralizes about the teenage population overall.


  7. says:

    Although I agree that the new iGeneration s brain is rewired differently and that our education systems need a drastic change, I don t agree with everything that the book says Yes, we need to adapt in some ways to how kids these days engage in the world but there are also other things worth cultivating in them, like the need to social...


  8. says:

    Informative, from Jay.


  9. says:

    In the first chapter of his book Rewired, Dr Larry Rosen poses the question, Why do tweens and teens hate school It s not a new question Teachers, parents, and researchers have been asking it for generations, but according to Rosen, the answers may have changed in recent years These day tweens and teens, or the iGeneration as Rosen called them, are bored with the pace of school It s too slow In their non school lives, these kids are actively multitasking watching TV, chatting on instant In the first chapter of his book Rewired, Dr Larry Rosen poses the question, Why do tweens and teens hate school It s not a new question Teachers, parents, and researchers have been asking it for generations, but according to Rosen, the answers may have changed in recent years These day tweens and teens, or the iGeneration as Rosen called them, are bored with the pace of school It s too slow In their non school lives, these kids are actively multitasking watching TV, chatting on instant mess...


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    The irony of reading a book about how the Internet makes everything old school like textbooks obsolete will never lose its humor to me.The text is obviously dated.I became frustrated with Rosen s position on tech in the classroom It basically boiled down to, this is what they do, just allow them to do it and they will like school again I certainly agree we can loosen some restrictions to meet students where they are, but don t we have a responsibility to show students there are adult ways of The irony of reading a book about how the Internet makes everything old school like textbooks obsolete will never lose its humor to me.The text is obviously dated.I became frustrated with Rosen s position on tech in the classroom It basically boiled down to, this is what they do, just allow them to do it and they will like school again I certainly agree we can loosen some restrictions to meet students where they are, but don t we have a responsibility to show students there are adult ways of handling situations they need to learn Take for example Rosen s insistence that social networks are perfect for student interactions because they feel safe behind a screen That isn t always the best thing The quiet shy student who is afraid to speak up is certainlylikely to ask her question, but the obnoxious brat will feel ev...


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Rewired Reading Rewired Larry D Rosen Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Look Around At Today S Youth And You Can See How Technology Has Changed Their Lives They Lie On Their Beds And Study While Listening To Mp3 Players, Texting And Chatting Online With Friends, And Reading And Posting Facebook Messages How Does The New, Charged Up, Multitasking Generation Respond To Traditional Textbooks And Lectures Are We Effectively Reaching Today S Technologically Advanced Youth Rewired Is The First Book To Help Educators And Parents Teach To This New Generation S Radically Different Learning Styles And Needs This Book Will Also Help Parents Learn What To Expect From Their Techie Children Concerning School, Homework, And Even Socialization In Short, It Is A Book That Exposes The Impact Of Generational Differences On Learning While Providing Strategies For Engaging Students At School And At Home.