Welcome to the(ir) Digital World

Digital Native
A digital native is a person for whom digital technologies already existed when they were born, and hence has grown up with digital technology such as computers, the Internet, mobile phones, MP3s.

Digital Immigrant
A digital immigrant is an individual who grew up without digital technology and adopted it later.

Their Digital World
This video, Learning to Change/Changing to Learn: Student Voices produced by Pearson Foundation, captures how truly vast and fast-changing our children's digital world is:

Available  at: http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/4fb5077becad045f47000003-960/buddy-media-social-marketing.jpg.  Accessed Nov, 2013

How to survive as an immigrant in
the(ir) digital world?

  • Constant communication - not a one time chat
  • Empower yourself
  • Embrace it
  • Shared responsibility and decision-making