Digital Literacy

What is the Future of Classroom Management?

« Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of Education? | Main<p>| No comments<p>While conceptualizing this article, I reminisced about my first teaching …

Teaching

Microsoft Education Resources - nice collection for Admin, IT, and Teachers

Microsoft Education Resources<p>Microsoft in Education main site<p>Leadership Resources - transform your schools and classrooms with Microsoft Tools and …

Microsoft

Teaching youth to code is more than just a ‘fad’

<i>Tobi Lütke is founder and chief executive officer of Shopify Inc., an Ottawa-based software firm</i><p>I got my first computer at the age of 6. To me, it was magic. By the time I was 12, I wanted to know the secrets behind the wizardry and that started my journey toward computer programming. This was the …

Digital literacy push uptown for young and old

Instant audio and video communication, real-time media access and paperless transactions are realities uptown and worldwide. And as technology …

Innovation

Moonhack breaks a world record for kids coding, again

On Tuesday, 28,575 kids around the globe broke a world record by coding on the same day.<p>It was all for Moonhack, an event for ages 8 to 18 set up by Code Clubs Australia, a network of 1,950 volunteer-led, after-school coding clubs for children.<p>This year was the first time the event officially …

Kids

Coding for kids: another silly fad

Nothing is cuter than pictures of kids sitting at their computers, mastering skills their parents never dreamed of. And nothing is more popular than the current idea that all our children should learn to code.<p>“Most jobs in the future will most likely have some sort of connection to coding,” Navdeep …

Education

New Tools, Support Advance Digital Skills Training in PLA Pilot Project

CHICAGO -- A new digital literacy pilot project made possible by the Public Library Association (PLA) and Cox Communications (Cox) is hitting a …

Libraries

Comcast expands low-cost Internet access program | Miami Herald

Taking aim at the digital divide, Comcast Corp. is announcing Tuesday that it is expanding its low-cost Internet program to Miami’s low-income senior …

Business

How Do We Ready Kids for the Next Generation of Fake News? (in Mediacheck)

As the tactics gets slicker, BC students need media literacy skills quicker, say academics.

Canadian News

New Digital Literacy Requirements for Preservice Teachers

As TCEA works with new teachers each year, we hear over and over again one common need. These educators new to our profession are very comfortable …

Education

Customer Experience and Confidence in Digital Payments

<b>Dr. N. Rajendran – Chief Technology Officer, NPCI</b><p>Our country is riding on a new wave of digitized services and payments, signifying a …

Customer Experience

The FBI hacked an alleged sextortionist with a dummy video

Buster Hernandez, a 26-year-old from California, is believed to have extorted sexual images from children as young as 12. Unsealed documents relating to the FBI investigation reveal that the predator has been operating since 2014. It's believed that Hernandez, under the alias Brian Kil, used …

Security

How To Avoid Being Replaced by A Robot

Facing The Next Wave Of Automation And Machine IntelligenceThere is growing concern everywhere about the impact of automation on the job market. …

Intelligence

Can Minecraft Camp Help Open Up The Tech World To Low-Income Kids?

The cubist revolution, now in its eighth year, is thriving.That’s Minecraft cubes, of course.The game where you build virtual Lego-like worlds and …

Kids

Damning report into our ability

HOPE: Infrastructure upgrades and some of the fastest internet in the nation was not enough to boost Tasmania's performance. Picture: Contributed<p>View …

Broadband

To learn digital money-making secrets, eight-year-old Seth swaps Singapore for Dandenong school

Eight-year-old computer prodigy Seth Yee has swapped his home in Singapore for Dandenong North, drawn by a program at a local primary school where …

Australian News

To learn digital money-making secrets, Seth swaps Singapore for Dandenong school

Computer prodigy has been drawn to Dandenong North by a unique program at a local primary school.

Australian News

language app to help with monitoring son’s online activity

Somali-born mother-of-three Leila Sheikh, says modern parenting is about balance. She tries not to be intrusive – but rates monitoring her children's …

The Truth Behind the Growing Number of India’s ‘Digitally Literate’

The Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, the 20-hour ‘free’ Aadhar-linked digital literacy certification course, has strict …

India

What Skills Are You Teaching Students to Prepare Them for Jobs of the Future?

« These Teachers Wrote Original Back-to-School Songs for Old Navy Campaign | Main<p>A recent report found that almost 40 percent of U.S. jobs are at a …

Education

Digital age of consent for young people's internet use welcomed

The Ombudsman for Children is welcoming the cabinet decision to set the digital age of consent at 13.<p>Dr. Niall Muldoon says it takes a more realistic …

News (Ireland)

A Look Into NASA’s Coding Philosophy

Who, out of all of us, speaks the truth?<p><b>The World of Modern Software</b><p>There’s a recurring theme in the programming community that’s tied to finding …

Programming

Kindergarteners should learn coding, amid Tasmania's struggles with digital literacy: expert

Children from kindergarten onwards should be taught coding to help improve digital literacy in Tasmania, which is an even bigger issue for the state …

Education

Essential Digital Literacy Skills for the 21st Century Worker Infographic

Essential Digital Literacy Skills for the 21st Century Worker InfographicMany experts tell us that modern workers must acquire these 21st-century …

eLearning

Supporting citizens with protecting their privacy online

Aude Charillon's (Library and Information Officer, Newcastle Libraries) presentation to the CILIP 2017 Conference in Manchester #CILIPConf17<p>Library staff play a big role in supporting citizens with digital skills, and knowing how to protect one’s privacy online is part of those digital literacy …

Privacy

As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too

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Teaching

Truth or Consequences: Teaching Students to Assess Web Information

The Web is Polluted With Misinformation and Too Many Are Too Quick to Buy In. Schools Need to Teach Strategies to Discern the Truth.During a lively …

CBC

California Is Thinking About Giving “Reasonable” Internet Access to Youth in Juvenile Detention

California’s state legislature is considering a bill that would give youth in juvenile detention facilities reasonable access to computers and the …

Internet Access

Librarians Lets Be Digitally Awesome

If you go to the UK Joint Information Systems Committee definition for digital literacy it defines it as ‘Those capabilities which fit an individual …

Libraries

Nonprofit to Offer Affordable Computer Literacy Training to Native Americans

<i>Published July 3, 2017</i><p>Special to Native News Online<p>Today, it would be easy to assume that everyone either has a computer or knows how to operate one. …

Education