medium is the message

What happens when you dump a pile of lego in the middle of a  group of Grade 8 students and provide them with the following problem:  Build a creative structure (whatever you want), the catch is you need to work together as a team and use as many as the pieces as possible. This is exactly [...]

Have you ever heard the statement, “The Medium is the Message”? As an educator you probably have heard it and like me, kind of understood what it meant and kind of not. It is Marshall McLuhan’s famous line from Understanding Media. In a nutshell, it means that the form of the medium embeds itself in [...]