Digital Literacy

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Education

Messenger Kids: Facebook’s Commitment To Promoting Digital Literacy

NurPhoto via Getty Images<p>Earlier this week, Facebook unveiled Messenger Kids, their first product targeted at users under the age of 13. It has …

Facebook

Include more services in Mee Seva: KTR

Information Technology and Industries Minister K.T. Rama Rao has stressed the need for including more services under Mee Seva.<p>Mee Seva had been …

India

Global Reading Scores Are Rising, But Not for U.S. Students

—Copyright Getty<p>The good news from the latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study is that basic literacy is at an all-time high …

Education

FUNERAL SERVICE OPERATIVE

<b>FUNERAL SERVICE OPERATIVE</b><p>(CASUAL)<p>TO CARRY ON FUNERALS, DRIVE LIMOUSINES<p>AND TO BE PART OF OUR DEDICATED ON CALL TEAM<p>TO WORK ON THE DEMANDS OF THE …

Manchester

Google's Internet Saathi partners with Tata Trusts to encourage female employment in rural India

Digital literacy in rural India is abysmally low. The ratio of internet users in rural India according to gender is three women to every ten men in …

India

Quest Alliance Bridges Computer Literacy gap With Support From Microsoft

Bangalore-based Quest Alliance has developed a toolkit focused on integrating technology inputs for careers and computer science training into …

Education

7 free online courses you should know about

<b>DURBAN -</b> IT networking academy, Cisco has on Wednesday announced a skills and career building programme for learning institutions and individuals …

Learning

THIS → Inside Canada’s first coding truck, bringing digital literacy to communities across Ontario

Photo by Erika Donovan.<p>In her bright turquoise van adorned with purple lightning bolts, Melissa Sariffodeen resembles a digital era Ms. …

Canadian News

Colleges urged to bolster creative side of students' digital literacy

(Getty Images)<p>Tools for digital learning have become almost ubiquitous in schools and colleges today. A new study, however, suggests that higher …

Education

Protecting Students’ Online Privacy in the Classroom

With devices, digital platforms and online activities becoming more and more accessible, teachers across the country are increasingly integrating …

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Are your enterprise leaders digitally literate?

Only 53 percent of surveyed business technology professionals believe their organization’s leadership is digitally literate, according to ISACA. The …

Emerging Technology

Groups Share Resources to Help Teachers Fight Fake News in Class

Today marks the end of the second annual U.S. Media Literacy Week—and as studies continue to show bleak results for students' ability to navigate …

Media Literacy

Courses in budgeting, using mobile devices added to PLA’s DigitalLearn.org website

CHICAGO — DigitalLearn.org, the Public Library Association’s (PLA) website designed to help community members increase their digital literacy skills, …

Libraries

Media Literacy for 'Empowerment and Protection': Q&A with Renee Hobbs

« Citing Investor Priorities, AltSchool Closes Some Sites, Pivots to Software Sales | Main<p>The Iluminati, the "faked" 1969 moon landing, reported …

Education

Grade 10 students in Ontario to learn financial and digital literacy next year

TORONTO – Grade 10 students in Ontario will be learning about financial and digital literacy, starting next year.<p>Education Minister Mitzie Hunter …

Education

Ontario Grade 10 students to be taught financial and digital literacy

TORONTO — Grade 10 students in Ontario will be learning about financial and digital literacy, starting next year.<p>Education Minister Mitzie Hunter …

Canadian News

Grade 10 students in Ontario will learn financial and digital literacy

TORONTO -- Grade 10 students in Ontario will be learning about financial and digital literacy, starting next year.<p>Education Minister Mitzie Hunter …

Toronto

The Future of Work: Technology and Robots and Digital Literacy… OH MY!

Q: When will robots be able to do my job?<p>A: Not yet… (at least not all of it).<p>I’ve been thinking about how technology is and will impact the world of …

2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study

The <i>2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief</i> uncovers the learner’s perspective of how digital literacy training …

Education

Stop Blaming Social Media

Recently most of the world has become familiar with the term “fake news.” These alternative facts are pervasive and infect all facets of our lives. …

Journalism

Teaching and Learning in a Post-Truth World

It's time for schools to upgrade and reinvest in media literacy training.

Fake News

Tackling fake news: Towards a new approach to digital literacy

Yesterday commenced the UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week (MIL) which celebrates the goal of ‘MIL for all’. In the efforts towards …

UK Universities

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> …

Teaching

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

Digital India: The IT literacy mission is getting bigger but it faces problems at every level

Studies have found ineligible candidates received training, and beneficiaries are still not adept at using various digital functions.<p>In March 2014, …

India

Public Libraries: Untapped Resource for Schools?

<b>A new study on public libraries highlights their role in digital literacy and family engagement</b><p>A recent survey of more than 400 public library …

Education

5 projects by Filipino students to get funding from Facebook, Mano Amiga

Five homegrown projects from the minds of 14 promising young Filipinos are set to be funded by social media network Facebook in partnership with Mano …

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