Finally They Get It

“Our kids live in a world where they are immersed in content through things like Twitter and Google, so we don’t want them memorizing facts they can access easily, but we want them to think about how to apply that knowledge, and how it affects how they live as citizens and workers,” said Grose.

This is a quote from an article linked from the Toronto Star’s website, written to inform how the Toronto School board is adapting curriculum to reflect our new information gathering abilities. Finally, they get it. We can gather the facts, we need to teach new media skills to critically assess the information we’ve found.

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