“From Plato to 'Leave it to Beaver,' Jason Ohler sets our current struggles with digital citizenship in the context of humanity's ongoing quest for developing good, productive, responsible citizens."
(Joe Brennan, Instructor, Discovery Education 2010-05-24)
“Jason Ohler excels at showing how digital connections are affecting almost every aspect of school life. This is an important read for anyone wanting to understand technology’s impact on education.”
(Will Richardson, Author of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms 2010-05-24)“This dynamite book will be very helpful for educators who face the challenge of rapid accommodation in this new world.”
(Nancy Willard, Executive Director 2010-05-24)“Jason Ohler explores the tensions that evolve as technology shakes the foundations of our moral, social, political, and philosophical perspectives. A great read.”
(Scott Christian, Director of Academic Technology 2010-05-24)"With balance and great insight, Ohler explores how Digital Citizenship is a part of our day-to-day lives: providing concrete examples, anecdotes and activities in support of the readers’ understanding of how this impacts their lives."
(John Mikton, Director of Information Technology 2010-06-29)"This book provides an in-depth analysis of how the internet and technology affect the very nature of learning, relationships, and schooling. This is a book that every teacher and school administrator should read to understand the full impact and significance of technology in education."
(Greg Kearsley, Director of Graduate Studies in Education 2010-07-20)"Digital citizenship is an important area of study. This text helps educators at all levels to understand not only the history, but also the future of technology and our society, and technology and our schools."
(Jill Gildea, Superintendent 2010-05-28)"This book is a 'must read' for anyone who educates children and youth in the 21st century. The digital aspects of global citizenship are clearly set forth with numerous thought-provoking examples and questions."
(Karen L. Tichy, Associate Superintendent for Instruction and Special Education 2010-05-28)"The author articulates in layman's terms the importance of reflecting on our digital age and how we must integrate technology into our classrooms and school activities."
(Lori L. Grossman, Manager, Academic Training 2010-05-28)"The author provides a compelling and refreshing look at the role of technology in education and in the lives of our students."
(Richard Yee, Principal 2010-05-28)"The rationale for the importance of developing critical thinkers with a conscience for the rights of others was evident throughout the text. This book could easily become a field guide for administrators, school boards, and technology educators."
(Roxie R. Ahlbrecht, Second Grade Math Teacher Leader 2010-05-28)"This timely and highly relevant title examines the impact technology has in the life of educators and their students. The book includes practical examples infused with infectious wit, helps educators appreciate the impact of technology in the world and the classroom."
(Jamie Campbell 2011-10-11)
About the Author
Learn more about Jason Ohler's PD offeringsJason Ohler
is a speaker, writer, teacher, researcher, and lifelong digital humanist who is well known for the passion, insight, and humor he brings to his presentations and writings. He is author of numerous articles, books, and teacher resources and continues to work directly with teachers, administrators, and students. Combining twenty-five years of experience in the educational technology field with an eye for the future, Ohler connects with people where they are, and helps them see their importance in the future development of living, learning, and working in the Digital Age. Although he is called a futurist, he considers himself a nowist, working nationally and internationally to help educators and the public use today's tools to create living environments that we are proud to call home.