Kevin LESTER

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Kids Need To Learn Digital Literacy—Not How To Code

The new narrative in education, echoed from Silicon Valley to Washington, D.C., is: “Everyone should learn to code.” But something’s getting lost in translation between technologists and parents of students around the country.<p>Let’s get this out of the way: Not everyone needsto learn how to code. …

Digital Literacy Is the Key to the Future, But We Still Don't Know What It Means

The entrance to GitHub is the most Instagram-able lobby in tech. It's a recreation of the Oval Office, and the mimicry is spot-on but for the rug. …

Digital literacy

Digital literacy is fast becoming a key ingredient to a child’s education. Not by any means the most important but definitely a necessity to help …

Education Technology

February 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Data literacy

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial …

The 8 Digital Literacy Practices Required for 21st Century Learners

January 4, 2015<br>Theoretically speaking, digital literacy is a concept that is in constant flux. It is perpetually shifting and expanding to include …

Digital literacy as important as English and maths, Parliament warns

Schools should teach “digital literacy” alongside reading, writing and maths if the country is to address the urgent digital skills shortage, a Lords …

The Need For Digital Literacy

The following post is cross-posted at edu@scholastic.<p>With 1:1 technology initiatives and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs increasingly being …

Digital Skills Urgently Needed to Bridge Digital Literacy Gap

<i>Photographed at Dev Bootcamp on Wall Street during a Write, Speak, Code meeting. Annually, only 10% of speakers at technology conferences are women.</i><p>Digital technology has changed our world for the better, but the innovation that helps some rise also threatens to leave millions behind. As technology …