digital natives

Many millennials are driven by extrinsic goals, like money, status, and fame. For example, young people are enthralled with celebrity culture, and many want a piece of fame -- and think they can get it.
Backing youth in business They create something revolutionary, while making established businesses sit up and take notice
t's not just about the worst of the worst--the face of evil. It's also about us, the "regular people" who help create the environments that allow those faces of evil to fester. We have the power to change those environments.
I recently dove deep into the future for a series called *Work: Reimagined, analyzing the trends shaping the future of work and determining five qualities that will be imperative for successful future leaders.
Fashion provides millions of jobs and boosts other industries from IT to tourism. New taskforces and job requirements continuously emerge in a professional world increasingly driven by social media. Tech giants like Amazon, Apple, Google and Yahoo are capitalizing on the digital zeitgeist by bringing to life street trends and runway looks people are musing about online. Whoever can get the right word out the fastest, gets to cash in on it. The price is real and the race is on.
I just unfriended someone on Facebook who, in looking to hire an intern, specified that applicants needed to be 'young' and 'good with websites.' The poster also said the job could lead to 'indefinate' employment.
"Until parents, teachers, and schools start teaching these literacies, people are going to misuse digital resources." -- Howard
What exactly is a "digital native" and more importantly, what should we non-"digital native" educators do to help students manage their online identities? That's a question Youth Radio--an Oakland-based, youth-driven media production company--set out to answer, by developing curriculum resources that prepare teachers to nurture conscious youth in the digital world.
As a parenting expert and author, I'm fortunate enough to work with some of the premiere universities and hospitals currently conducting research on this very subject. So shouldn't I be inoculated against this type of unwelcome infiltration in my own home? Um, hell no. No parent is.
There is nothing wrong with wanting our children to be academically accomplished and happy, but many understand that giving to others actually brings the most joy to those that do the giving.