A Rant on Creating Student “Consumers”

Of everything Ive experienced, read, and seen over my many years of teaching kids to “Create and Share Their Ideas with Technology” I really worry that most kids today will be great consumers but have no idea how any of their day to day technology actually WORKS …. the technology school are embracing more and more are very “consumer centric” (God bless Ipads, but they are definitely contributing to this dilemma at the moment) and terribly  “un-creator centric” ! …. And Its evolving SO FAST …. That coupled with the projected shortages of computer scientist over the next 10 years (The US alone is projected to have a shortage of 1.5 million computer scientists by 2020) its my belief we have somehow got to allow kids to acquire the taste for “creating with technology” in a fun and non intimidating way at…

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