"Students as Digital Creators" Released

From building learning apps and games to digital design and innovations, schools are increasingly becoming centers for creativity.
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From building learning apps and games to digital design and innovations, schools are increasingly becoming centers for creativity. In a new EdTechNext report issued today, Students as Digital CreatorsCoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) examines this transformation in school systems nationwide – and how they are proving beneficial to students and educators.

To lead and promote digital creativity throughout a school system, educators offer the following tips: 

  • Start with something you do well. 
  • Start with conversations. 
  • Start young. 
  • Mine out-of-school programs for ideas. 
  • Encourage digital creation and regular instruction. 
  • Get creative with space, scheduling, curriculum and assessment. 
  • Get creative with professional development. 
  • Redefine collaboration. 
  • Communicate and engage with parents. 
  • Connect your efforts to college and career 
    readiness.

To read the full report, visit: cosn.org/ed-tech-next-reports.

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