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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today Brain Gain Session May 9, 2006 Kevin Driscoll Prospect Hill Academy Charter School. Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: Overview. 0. Who am I? 1. MySpace is good for kids 2. Plagiarism in a cut\'n\'paste culture 3. Leveraging technology vs. privelege

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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today

Brain Gain Session

May 9, 2006

Kevin Driscoll

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: Overview

0. Who am I?

1. MySpace is good for kids

2. Plagiarism in a cut\'n\'paste culture

3. Leveraging technology vs. privelege

4. What\'s next?

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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: Looking at PHA

  • PHA\'s “Upper” School is grades 6 – 12
  • Computer Science is required for 6 – 9
  • Advanced CS is an elective for 10 – 12
  • Highly diverse (ethnicity and income)
  • Many first generation Americans
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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: MySpace

  • Meta-social environment, parallel ecosystem
  • Integral to high school social lives
  • More common than IM or email
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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: MySpace

  • Building identity
  • Developmentally appropriate
  • Absolute control of one\'s appearance
  • Experimentation, exploration
  • Existential need fulfilled
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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: Originality?

  • Fundamentally different understanding
  • Hip-hop and punk as pop appropriation
  • Cut\'n\'paste is powerful!
  • “Someone else said it better.”
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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: Empowerment

  • Many PHA students without PCs, Internet
  • Barriers to access / institutions of power
  • Private information perpetuates privilege
  • Control over one\'s expression via text
  • Educate a student = empower a family
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Tomorrow\'s Learners Today: What\'s next?

  • When does CS stop being Science?
  • Supporting parents, training teachers
  • Spending our money effectively
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Thank you!

http://kevindriscoll.info/

[email protected]

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