It’s hard to imagine a creation rich classroom with the air if standardization that has engulfed our schools; and yet, many teachers and administrators are opening their eyes and classrooms to the wealth of information that is available on the web.
They use Google, social media, and other online places to intake great amounts of information, but how often are students actually contributing something back for others to benefit from? How many times do we ask students to go grab this or that bit of information from the web or go to YouTube and watch this video or that video? Is it possible that we’re proverbially “stuck” in our education system because we don’t give our students enough opportunities to create and in turn share their creation?
Kyle Pace makes a good point. Why has accessing information become acceptable and creating information hasn’t?