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If Youth Digital Literacy is only about the Status Quo, it's no use to us for long

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  • Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 21:05
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A few months ago, I read the Youth and Digital Skills Symposium: Preparing young Canadians to make social, economic and cultural contributions  Framing Document and, well, really, it's all about how adults see the world now. So little of it seems to be how youth will be able to shape their world the day after tomorrow. 

The authors acknowledge that emerging techologies "challenge educational institutions to keep pace and to develop curriculum..." but of course it also challenges the very existence of those insitutions and they don't seem willing to acknowledge that!

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