4 Ways Digital Literacy Enhances Education

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by Alex Gay A recent Pew Research Center study found that just 17 percent of adult learners are “confident in their ability to use digital tools to pursue learning.” Students and educators need to feel confident in their digital skills so educators can help students be better prepared for the modern economy. Could digital literacy help the 83 … Read more4 Ways Digital Literacy Enhances Education

Computer Literacy – Lesson Plans & Classroom Activities

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Classroom Resources Instructional Resource: Computer Skills, DecodaThese instructional resources are a series of three-hour lesson plans and student workbooks to help adults learn basic computer literacy. Instructional Resource:  The ESL Computer Book – The Internet Using Microsoft Explorer, Halifax Immigrant Learning CentreThis workbook is a basic introduction to the Internet and was developed for English as a Second … Read moreComputer Literacy – Lesson Plans & Classroom Activities

The four challenges Australia faces to improve the digital literacy of new teachers

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By Jane Hunter The digital literacy of pre-service teachers was put in the spotlight recently. A report on the review of teaching information and communication technologies in initial teacher education received considerable media attention when new NSW education minister, Rob Stokes, released it. The 49-page report, if you’d like to read it, is largely positive. However … Read moreThe four challenges Australia faces to improve the digital literacy of new teachers

Fundamental Digital Literacy Skills Program

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Presented by Chinook Arch Regional Library System with funding from the Government of Canada, the Fundamental Digital Literacy Skills Program seeks to teach the skills that have become integral in every Canadian’s life. The classes will give participants a foundation in the basic understanding of computers, mobile devices, and the internet which they can build … Read moreFundamental Digital Literacy Skills Program