All Blog Posts Tagged 'Literacy' (5)

Every Day is Digital Literacy Day for Us!

Today is Digital Learning Day! To mark the occasion, let me take you through a quick walkthrough of the halls of Wamogo Regional Middle/High School and give you a snapshot on how digital learning…

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Added by Colette M Bennett on February 6, 2013 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Research 2.0 = Searching + Evaluating + Annotating + Sharing + Collaborating

Each year I become more and more excited about teaching students to research. Here is my evolution in teaching research skills:



1993-2001: Teach students to read nonfiction and take notes so that they can report learning without plagiarizing. Yawn.



2001-2006: Teach students to read nonfiction online and in print. Scour the internet to identify the best websites for kids to use. Develop webquests.…

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Added by Janet Abercrombie on July 4, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments

Kids 9 - 16 and Writing. A UK Report on the Role of Technology

Young people and writing: Attitudes, behaviour and the role of technology, by the National Literacy Trust, looks at young people's views about writing in the UK, with a focus on exploring "what type of writing they engage in, how good at writing they think they are, what they think… Continue

Added by Meg H on December 7, 2009 at 8:47pm — No Comments

New Media Literacy: Relevance and Challenges

The concept of Technology Literacy became immediately relevant for me last year as I was filling out the 2008-09 ADE Educational Technology Survey required for our district to receive funding under the Title II-D/EETT program. I had to answer the following questions:



Q40: How many 8th grade students in your school/district would be classified as technologically literate according to the following definition:



"Technology literacy is the ability to responsibly use… Continue

Added by David Ligon on September 13, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

Writing, Students, and the New Literacy

Reposted from Meg's Notebook





There are endless articles clamouring about how active participation in social media and social networking sites by students is eroding their writing skills, and how literacy - or a borderline illiteracy - is emerging as a societal concern. The Stanford Study of Writing offers some data and conclusions which outline a very different picture.



The… Continue

Added by Meg H on September 2, 2009 at 3:40pm — No Comments

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