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K-12 Digital Citizenship Initiative Targets States

A coalition of groups focused on children and media launched a new campaign today to encourage state lawmakers to promote digital citizenship in …

Digital Citizenship: The Crucial Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Technology is moving and changing rapidly across the world while connecting us in unforeseen ways. Today's youth are digital natives who are unaware of life without Internet access, instant communication, mobile phones and an …

Education Technology

Free Literacy Activity Helps Students Critically Think About Current Events

A digital literacy activity created by the USC Shoah Foundation and available on iWitness, a free online education platform, helps students …

What Is Digital Literacy?

Complete Coverage<p>—Maddie McGarvey for Education Week<p>Digital Literacy: An Evolving Definition<p>While the word "literacy" alone generally refers to …

Digital Literacy Must be a Focus of Special Needs Curriculum

<i>As the technology becomes more and more integrated into the workplace, competitive jobs might seem out of reach for students with</i> …

Education Technology

Why Collaborative Inquiry? Professional Learning That Makes a Difference

Do you want deeper professional learning? Are you tired of professional development that wastes your time? Have you tried collaborative inquiry? If …

Pedagogy

Common Core: Teach Literacy in Every Subject

—Joshua Lott for Education Week<p>In high schools across Denver, chemistry teachers are working from a new set of lessons. The topic: "Should the United …

Teaching

DIGITAL ASSESSMENTS AND COMMUNICATION IN THE CLASSROOM

Digital assessments and assignments are becoming the norm in many connected classrooms. Teachers love the time-saving aspect and the ability to give …

Fostering reading fundamentals

5:05 p.m., May 4, 2016--In order to help children read more complex texts, Sharon Walpole, professor in the University of Delaware School of …

Teaching

Classroom Strategies

Our library provides teachers with effective, research-based classroom strategies to help build and strengthen literacy skills in print awareness, …

Reading Resources

Browse our extensive collection of resources that support kids in learning to read.<p>Featured Organizations<p>Educational Organizations<p>Recommended …

Welcome to Reading 101!

Our brains are hard-wired to master spoken language, but learning to read is another story. Learning to read is a very complex skill — one of the …

Double the Work: Challenges and Solutions to Acquiring Language and Academic Literacy for Adolescent English Language Learners

<b>Date:</b> 2007<p><b>Summary</b>: This report, commissioned by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, outlines an action-oriented agenda that includes reform in …

Language Learning