The digital environment is a sphere of recreation, communication and education for everybody. Digital factors replace traditional cultural and historical factors of a person's identity. Education and socialization become the processes in the "informational" (M. Castels) society.
The development of the digital educational environment (particular, the Moscow Electronic School project) involves technical improvement and new functional capabilities:
The base of these functional capabilities is the principle of open information: the possibility to monitor the educational results by students themselves, their parents and educational organizations. An important direction of further digitalization of education is the development of tools for monitoring educational results and automated systems for assessing the safety and effectiveness of educational programs using digital technologies.
However, digitalization of education is a kind of field of "uncertainty" (A.G. Asmolov), in which methodological and value awareness do not always keep up with the development of technology. Teachers and psychologists face a number of points to discuss:
The problem of information surplus and special skills for work with, the "informational neurosis".