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Unformatted text preview: Macher , Mis. Minerva M. Dulfo `shorter , Jammies Dulfo Zeny V. Madriaga BRIDGING THE GENERATION GAP The older generation often feels there is a gap between them and the younger generation . ` This is apparent in simple things like the manner of Dressing , socializing , more intimate relationship , and marrying . Even in education , traditional schooling has hardly changed even with the clear evidence of a digital world . Huge generation gap also exists and it will continue to widen unless some changes are adopted at the proper time . In peasant third world countries where schools don't have technology facilities , it is understandable that the transition to digital education may take time . Given the rapid emergence of technology , there is the need to prepare For bridging the digital gap in society . first we need to understand the potentials of ICT : INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ` The new network of instantaneous communication is global , overcoming boarders between countries and continents . Much of what elders believe may not be applicable anymore to the new generation , especially along maters of traditional value system . Alvin Toffler's book " future Shock " shows how the information age has begun to create many cultural changes in the family , societies , businesses , governments such as what he calls throw- away society , modular man , kinetic image , surfeit of subcults , psychological dimension . Given the speed and power of ICT for change , growth , innovation , it becomes critical that teachers understand the gap that may be perceived between them and the new generation of learners . ` New generation are expected to face a future professional challenge of a digital world ahead of them , technology supported skills need to be taught in schools today or else school will become white elephant . If schools fail to respond to emergent changes and needs , new learners may lose appreciation of the educational system , and drop- out of school , as surveys show an increasing drop-out rate every year ....
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  • Spring '17
  • Agnes montalbo
  • Alvin Toffler, Minerva M. Dulfo

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