Digital Literacy

E is for Endless Inquiry: The ABC’s of PBL … Building Blocks to Transform Learning

<i>Welcome to this fifth post in a series that promotes PBL and 21st Century Learning through the examination of Seven Building Blocks. In this post, I</i> …

Pedagogy

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When Delis Seranno-Estrada moved to Philadelphia from Puerto Rico almost a decade ago, she spent a lot of time in the local library – but not by choice. Without internet service at home, it was one of the few places where she could search for free for a better job online or look up information on …

Education

Telangana government is developing an app to address the problem of urban flooding

With heavy rains frequently bringing this tech hub to a halt, the Telangana government with the help of technology firms is developing an application …

India

To fight inequality, Indonesia should learn from China and India in combating digital illiteracy

<i>To mark the CAUSINDY (Conference of Australian and Indonesian Youth) held in Melbourne this week, The Conversation presents analysis from academics</i> …

Asia

NMC Pushes Better Digital Literacy Standards with a Focus on Content Creation

By Meghan Bogardus CortezCritical thinking and creativity in today’s world require an understanding of how technology works in a variety of …

Education

To Hire STEM-Literate Graduates, Companies Must Help Develop Them

As more industries become reliant on STEM and tech-savvy talent, the disconnect between our students’ STEM education and hiring managers’ …

Education

Digital Youth Summit bats for online literacy for social media users

Running from Oct. 5 to Oct. 7, the Think Before You Share Philippines Digital Youth Summit hosted by Facebook and Mano Amiga Philippines is poised to …

Philippines

Parker: Your Augmented Reality Bear by Seedling

Augmented Reality

We need to talk about Apple's connected children

Apple’s platform innovations are opening new frontiers in childcare and education, with iOS-friendly augmented reality (AR) toys and child-focused …

Augmented Reality

Public libraries highlight cyber security awareness in October

CHICAGO – Earlier this month the credit reporting agency Equifax disclosed that they had suffered a cyber-attack that endangered the personal …

Libraries

Startup PHL announces winners of $100K Call for Ideas grant program

Five projects aimed at connecting kids with technology just got funded by way of <b>Startup PHL’s</b> sixth Call for Ideas.Backed by $100,000 in grant money, …

Education

Elderly people are increasingly getting marginalised due to digital illiteracy: Agewell Foundation Survey

Elderly people are increasingly getting marginalised due to digital illiteracy, a new survey has revealed. According to the Agewell Foundation …

From Analog to Digital: Why and How to Teach Students to Write for an Online Audience

When was the last time you wrote an essay? When was the last time you read one other than for grading?Now think about the frequency with which you …

Literacy

Exploring the Ethical Considerations of Technology Use With Your Students

All of This Amazing Technology Comes With Ethical Implications That we Should all be Aware of …The exponential growth of information technology …

Ethics

Facebook expert warns users of hacking risk

South African social media users are particularly at risk of being hacked as a result of poor digital literacy.<p>Facebook safety policy manager for …

News (South Africa)

63 easy steps to digital literacy

Hands up if you remember when life skills for students living in a digital world and the literacy that goes along with it could be summed up with …

Education

5 examples of stellar digital literacy in higher ed

Colleges and universities hoping to help students hone their digital literacy skills should look to strategies that emphasize creative thinking and …

Education

Google Extends Digital Literacy Training to Teachers

By Meghan Bogardus CortezThe tech giant’s Be Internet Awesome campaign now includes a free course for teachers.

Digital Citizenship

Why the Next Steve Jobs Might Just Come from Kazakhstan

Weaving a magic carpet of digital dreams on the new silk road.<p>Denis is a typical nine-year-old who loves playing video games. His parents both work …

SAP SE

The Future Is About Empathy, Not Coding

<b>Automation, A.I., and robotics turn the job market upside down</b><p>At the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, automation and digitization of our …

Basic Income

Hiker to walk from Kanyakumari to Srinagar to raise awareness on financial and digital literacy for women

Having hiked over 25 trails across the globe, it was time that Srishti Bakshi now walked a across her own country, and what better way to do it than …

Which state government signed MoU with Google to increase digital literacy?

Question : Which state has proposed a zoo for stray dogs? Options A). Uttar Pradesh B). West Bengal C). Kerala D). Bihar Current Affairs , General …

How Digital Literacy Platforms Can Help Combat Illiteracy

I’ll never forget walking into my first public library. It was the library next door to the church where I attended Sunday school and would …

Libraries

Microsoft Edu Moments

<b>It has been an exciting #BacktoSchool week for our Microsoft Edu Team! Every Friday, we will be sharing the top 5 moments of the week from our</b> …

Microsoft

Digital literacy a key factor for employers, report finds

By 2020, 35% of skills vital for the workforce will have changed, with qualities like being technologically savvy topping the list, according to the …

Education

Google India join forces with Gujarat government to promote digital literacy among rural women

Google India signed a deal with the government to promote digital literacy among rural women in Gujarat, part of Digital India initiative.<p>The …

India

September webinar focuses on measuring effect of digital literacy services

CHICAGO – Nearly all public libraries offer some sort of digital literacy services, ranging from group computer classes to individual tutoring …

Libraries

Google Releases Free Course to Help Educators Teach Digital Literacy & Citizenship

Technology in School<p>Google Releases Free Course to Help Educators Teach Digital Literacy & Citizenship<p>Sep 6, 2017<p><b>STAYING SAFE IN THE WILD WILD WEB:</b> …

Digital Citizenship

Report: Time for a Digital Literacy Reboot in College

Horizon Project<p>By 2020 a third of the skills people will need for work will involve "a blend of technical savvy, creativity and complex thinking," …

Creative Commons

There’s a long list of old-fashioned parallels to today’s fake news. Here’s one that’s actually helpful

The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with. This weekly roundup offers the highlights of what you might have missed.<p><b>Hoaxes and Hurricane Harvey.</b> The Washington Post’s Abby Ohlheiser has a running list of …

Media Industry