This is a short and funny video to help discussion on the type of learning we are seeing in our world today:
What I stress about the video is that it is less about finding information and more about what you do with it.
But, what a lot of people argue is that you can’t google everything and it is essential that we develop our knowledge, in which I 100% agree. The idea that technology gets rid of the “basics” is ridiculous; it is more about going beyond those basics and doing more than you could without access to endless information.
Yes, we can “google” answers, but that practice alone won’t make connections or promote a deep level of understanding of any information. Learners will have to do that for themselves, and as Katie shares, educators are central to that work.
Source: George Couros