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Engage Me, Don’t Enrage Me

July 31, 2006

Engagement is more important than content. It’s even more important than technology. Why? Content’s gonna change. Technology’s gonna change. Only engagement (motivation, passion) will enable kids to learn into the future.

Paraphrased from Marc Prensky. He’s the keynote speaker this morning at the Desire2Learn User’s Conference.

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