Decisions (policy, practices, products) made in relation to young people’s technology use are often influenced by the dominant discourse of fear and distrust, rather than an acceptance of young people as empowered technology users. A continued panicked stance regarding young people’s technology use is doing this generation of children is disservice.
This talk is the opening keynote for ‘Learning Tomorrow. The Digital Imperative’ Conference. Other keynote is Michael McQueen. Holly Ransom will MC.