I got a new digital camera1, and I was letting my kids play with it. There was, even with the lowest performing students, that facile use of the buttons and switches that belies “digital native”. But they only used the most basic functionality, and didn’t seem to have any interest at all in exposure settings or any other of the high tech wingdings available.
Does digital nativism go beyond letting the technology do all of the work for you?
In other news, I wonder if my kids are connected enough to understand rickrolling? Cause if they did that would be a funny one to get them with. My bet is they wouldn’t get it at all.
1 And by the use of that adjective I immediately label myself as a digital immigrant.