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Slaying the myth of the digital native

Nature takes aim at the prevaling “wisdom” that the younger generation are more digitally adept:

But a paper published last month in Teaching and Teacher Education reaches the opposite conclusion. The digital native is a myth, it claims: a yeti with a smartphone.

The phrase “digital native” is a great bozo test: anyone using it these days is probably a bozo who hasn’t done their research.

[via Quartz]