Digital Literacy

Makerspace at Glenorchy LINC helps community build digital literacy for brighter tech futures via ABC News Australia

Makerspace at Glenorchy LINC helps community build digital literacy for brighter tech futures via ABC News Australia<p>Knowing which wire does what …

Microsoft Digital Literacy - Productivity Programs

All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful …

Microsoft

Digital literacy needs make librarians more important than ever

Dive Brief:<p>In an increasingly digital world, librarians and media specialists are perhaps more important in K-12 than ever.<br>• Writing for eSchool News, …

Education

Why digital literacy is on the rise

Most Discussed<p>Focusing on mentoring at the expense of authority is at the heart of what Kim Shepherd's company Decision Toolbox does. L&D …

Flipped Classroom

After Olympic Gold, Steve Mesler Has Set Out To Change Lives Through Classroom Champions

<i>Students at Green Timbers Elementary School give a thumbs up to athlete mentor and Canadian Olympic medalist swimmer Ryan Cochrane in Surrey, British</i> …

Education

Build your digital literacy skills at the local library

Knowing which wire does what inside your computer and how to code a virtual reality game are ever-increasingly important skills to have.<p>And the …

Education

NMC Report Identifies Analytics, Collaboration as Key Higher Ed Tech Trends

Many of the innovations in higher education are fueled by technology. Each year, the New Media Consortium (NMC) partners with the EDUCAUSE Learning …

Learning

The 3 biggest Twitter problems for teachers—and how to overcome them

Despite clear advantages to advancing digital literacy, schools often experience considerable roadblocks to implementing digital literacy …

Education

The Necessity of Teaching Non-Digital Literacy Skills

Home <b>›</b> Blog Topics <b>›</b> <b>The Necessity of Teaching Non-Digital Literacy Skills</b><p><i>on</i> 03/29/2017 • ( 0 )<p>In a recent meeting with the summer reading task force at …

Education

ALA, PLA, and Cox Communications Partner for Digital Literacy

Cable and Internet service provider Cox Communications has teamed up with the American Library Association (ALA); the Public Library Association …

Libraries

Teachers have 'inadequate' skills in one area

Young teachers are entering classrooms with inadequate computer skills, with the NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes calling for improvements in …

Education

Children should learn 'digital literacy' alongside the three Rs, peers say

Teaching children about the internet should be as important as the three Rs, with youngsters given the skills to keep safe online, a committee of …

Codes of Conduct

Children should learn 'digital literacy' alongside the Rs, peers say

Teaching children about the internet should be as important as the three Rs, with youngsters given the skills to keep safe online, a committee of peers has recommended.<p>The House of Lords Communications Committee also warned that self-regulation online was failing and suggested the Government should …

Lords call for digital literacy to be 'fourth pillar' of education

A group of Lords has called on the government to make digital literacy sit alongside reading, writing and mathematics as a “fourth pillar” of …

Education

What does it mean to be 'digitally employable'? • Literacies

People ask me to go back to the slide ‘so they can take a photo of it’. Our co-op knows the team behind this project, as we helped with the kick-off …

Learning

​Australian government to spend AU$4m on children's STEM 'spaces'

The federal government will be handing out AU$4 million worth of grants for the creation of entrepreneurial workspaces for children across the …

Education

Our Customers Are A Core Obsession For Us

BankBazaar.com, established in 2008 and headquartered in Chennai, is India's first neutral online marketplace that gives you instant customised rate …

FinTech

Students Today Will Live In The Matrix

How do we prepare students for a world we cannot yet imagine?<p>In case anyone hasn’t noticed, amidst self-driving cars and planned vacations to the moon: the future is here. The fast-paced onset of the space age, with all its promise and discontent, is causing many of us to catch our breath. For …

Education

How to properly invest in Bitcoin, Blockchain and other cryptocurrencies in 2017

Guide for beginners<p>People keep asking how to invest in crypto-economy step by step. What I need to know? How not to lose money? How to choose right …

Bitcoin

Children prefer to read books on paper rather than screens

There is a common perception that children are more likely to read if it is on a device such as an iPad or Kindles. But new research shows that this …

Education

The Biggest Gripes That New Teachers Have With Twitter | Center for Effective School Practices

Digital literacy is a critical soft skill that students need in the 21st Century. Fostering digital literacy in schools can help students become …

Education

Cool Tool | QwertyTown 2.0

<b>In an age</b> of students thumbing away on their smartphones, there are still plenty of desktop computers, laptops, and tablets—and thus there remains a …

Education

PLA releases digital literacy tutorials in Spanish

CHICAGO — Spanish speakers will now have access to digital literacy training resources thanks to recent efforts by the Public Library Association …

Libraries

E-Portfolios and Badges Help Make Students Future-Ready

Ultimately, the goal of higher education is to prepare students for their future careers — be that an analyst, a zoologist or hundreds of occupations …

Employment

Editing Wikipedia Teaches Kids Digital Literacy

By Anya Kamenetz at <i>KQED's Mind/Shift</i><p>By benjamin bannister in <i>Free Code Camp</i><p>By Sammi Taylor in <i>Broadly</i><p>By Amelia Urry in <i>Grist</i><p>By Hugh Son in <i>Bloomberg</i><p><i>The</i> …

Education

New eCourse: Rethinking Digital Literacy to Serve Library Staff and Users

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Rethinking Digital Literacy to Serve Library Staff and Users. Paul Signorelli …

Learning

Facebook and The Economist to launch "The Inclusive Internet Index." What does that mean?

The 2017 Mobile World Congress, which is from Feb. 27 to March 2 in Barcelona, is a major tech conference focusing on mobile connectivity; it’s …

Facebook

Screen obsessed? Why children prefer reading actual books

There is a common perception that children are more likely to read if it is on a device such as an iPad or Kindles. But new research shows that this …

American Library Association and Cox Communications partner to narrow digital divide for low-income families

<i>Collaboration expands reach of libraries’ resources and services, empowering more families to compete in knowledge economy</i><p>Tucson, AZ – Low-income …

Net Neutrality

New Teaching Resource for Digital Literacy

I’ve already shared the work Mike Caulfield is doing with the Digital Polarization Initiative, as well as the analysis he has done (and continues to …

Teaching