All "But what about Dan Meyer's ice cream spilling over the top of his half-shirt depiction?" reactions aside, I continue to believe there is better. Really.
Have you checked out the mae shi's "Run to Your Grave" video?
IMHO, it is the absolute best, bar none, hand's down, and spot-on depiction of what we really mean when we say "digital native". [cough, cough]
Watch for yourself and then scroll down for my reasons:
Here's a smatterin' of quick idea-hits just for starters:
seemingly messy and chaotic, but organized open source mindset give it away to get something back attitude re: vid posting leader and yet no leaders easy-to-use title/chorus to tease the age-gap issue playful video antics in terms of the post-production editing riddle (can you figure it out?! - he smiles)
Yup, I really, really, really want to use it as a playful way to kick off my upcoming conference presentation. Because it will give the audience:
A burst of hard-to-forget, hard-to-not-shimmy-to music. A what-am-I-seeing? sort of reaction from the audience. An unexpected metaphor of sorts. At least a guarantee that they'll have one wait-until-I-tell-my-kids moment to share when they return home later that week.
I did so at an all-day keynote presentation/workshop I gave this summer.
Thinking about doing it again.
What do you think? Will the school design types enjoy it? Or frown?