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Massachusetts Sets Standards for Computer Science, Digital Literacy

Massachusetts schools could soon be using new standards for teaching computer science and digital literacy.<p>The state board of education voted …

Education Technology

Media literacy

We believe in media literate audience in Europe and worldwide. One of our goals is to promote critical thinking and education in media field, not …

Journalism

8 digital skills we must teach our children

By Yuhyun Park, Chair, infollutionZERO Foundation<p>The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating. The speed and volume of …

Intellectual Property

How public libraries promote digital inclusion

In its “New Skills Agenda for Europe”, the European Commission outlines the need to spread digital skills and fight digital exclusion and …

Why we need 'view source' for digital literacy frameworks

Apologies if this post comes across as a little jaded, but as someone who wrote their doctoral thesis on this topic, I had to stifle a yawn when I …

Digital Literacy

Infusing a Digital Literacy Curriculum Into the Classroom

Although we think of today’s students as tech-savvy, there’s a lot they need to learn — from basic technology skills to how to behave online. As a …

My 2016 classroom tech props and flops « Teens, tweets, and texts

My grades are submitted, and the full days of classes are over. A few more days and my summer vacation begins in earnest. Wrapping up the year …

Education Technology

Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Writing Tools

<i>Editor’s Note: Teaching Channel has partnered with Student Achievement Partners on a blog series about digital literacy tools and their effective use</i> …

Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Sites With High-Quality Informational Text

Editor’s Note: Teaching Channel has partnered with Student Achievement Partners on a blog series about digital literacy tools and their effective use …

Teaching

What is digital fluency?

Image by George Couros under CCA recent announcement from Hon. Hekia Parata signalled that <i>digital fluency</i> will be a key focus for Ministry …

Pedagogy

The Definition Of Digital Literacy

<b>The Definition Of Digital Literacy</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>When we think of digital literacy, we usually think of research–finding, evaluating, and properly …

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

<b>How Google Impacts The Way Students Think</b><p>It’s always revealing to watch learners research. When trying to understand complex questions often as part …

Transparency

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Social Media

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 …

Education Technology

11 Ways to Teach Math with Google Drawings

<b>Google Drawings</b> is one of my favorite parts of the Google Drive suite, even though it seems to often get overlooked. Perhaps that is because Google …

Mathematics

Media and information literacy is a tool that enables life

Media and Information Literacy (MIL) also received strong recognition by the government of Latvia, with <b>Ms Inara Murniece</b>, Speaker of the Parliament …

5 Ways to Incorporate Digital Literacy in ELT: Class, Take Out Your Cell Phones

<i>Gasp</i>. Really? Phones? In class? Blasphemy! Heresy!If this is your attitude, you’re fighting a losing battle. Can phones be a distraction? Certainly. …

Language Learning