Elevator Pitch: Changing Media

Information technology available and used in a society exerts strong and active, although often unseen, influences on that society. . We are in the midst of a nearly complete replacement of print by electronic information, but schools still struggle to reorganize teaching and learning to reflect that reality.

Students arrive in classrooms with brains that are already adapted to digital media, and schools prepare them to fully participate in a society dominated by digital media using the strategies and methods tuned for a society dominated by print media.