I mentioned Jason Ohler’s new book ‘Digital Community, Digital Citizen‘ last year. Jason’s just emailed me, saying: “I thought you might be interested in my article about digital citizenship and character education, in the new issue of Educational Leadership. It echoes a number of points from my book”
The article’s called Teaching Screenagers – Character Education for the Digital Age . One of the challenges Jason sets out is tantalising: “Imagine how differently a school district might behave with the following goal in place: Students will study the personal, social, and environmental impacts of every technology and media application they use in school.”
I quite like the converging-lives approach of teaching about technology hand-in-hand with its wider impacts on society. I hope you enjoy reading Jason’s article.