As broad as students' knowledge of technology is, it's often just surface level, and it is important that educators help them drill down and then navigate within the deeper opportunities for learning. Information is no longer scarce, and we've gone from trying to help students find information, to helping them sort through the incredible amounts of information that is available, and to discern that which will help them to learn and grow.

Steve Hargadon. Steve Hargadon is an educational technology consultant, and the founder of the Classroom 2.0 social network ( He regularly blogs on educational technology at