PBS Frontline explores this topic in Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier by award-winning producer Rachel Dretzin.
Watch the program on your local PBS station or online at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/.
Interview highlights (including Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and acclaimed educational consultant Mark Prensky) are available here: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/learning/schools/.
In addition to the documentary (airing on most stations Tuesday, February 2nd at 9pm), this project also involves collecting stories and insight about life in the digital age. Send your own story, or check in on folks discussing such issues as texting bus drivers, spying on your children’s social media, online celebrity (YouTube famous?) and more! http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/participate/.