A blog for and about The Nora School, an intentionally small college preparatory high school for bright kids who learn differently and want to be more engaged in their education.
Sunday, January 10, 2010
A new generation gap
The New York Times described on Saturday a new generation gap, between people born in '80s, '90s, and Oughts. Those in their twenties spend more time talking on the phone and using email, while their younger siblings (our current students) spend more time texting, and instant messaging. The author describes young children referring to the Amazon Kindle as "daddys' book" and drawing a finger across a computer screen expecting a response like the iPhone. All of which points up the importance of us Digital Immigrants to remain curious and keep on learning. Though I'm still not ready to tweet!