Financial Literacy Resources for Teens

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Money As You GrowWebsite: Consumer Finance Protection Bureauhttp://www.consumerfinance.gov/money-as-you-grow/The CFPB hosts Money As You Grow, a dedicated webpage for parents and caregivers that identifies key stages of childhood financial development. The webpage offers practical, age-appropriate activities and conversation starters to help parents and caregivers encourage their kids to develop positive financial knowledge, skills, habits, and attitudes. … Read moreFinancial Literacy Resources for Teens

DIGITAL LITERACY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFELONG LEARNING TOOL

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With the increased importance of technology in society, digital literacy is gaining recognition as the most valuable tool for lifelong learning. What does this mean? Essentially, as citizens of a global society, the influence of social media, technology, and online resources is massive. For children, the access to a home computer with internet increases their … Read moreDIGITAL LITERACY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFELONG LEARNING TOOL

Resources for Teaching (and Learning) Digital Literacy Skills

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The Covid-19 crisis has pushed us all online… for working, for teaching and for learning. If you want to help your students improve their digital literacy skills (or brush up on your own) Northstar Digital Literacy provides a set of tools to develop and measure ability. The Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments define basic skills needed to use a computer and … Read moreResources for Teaching (and Learning) Digital Literacy Skills

12 open source resources for kids and young adults

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Explore new technologies with Opensource.com’s top 12 articles from 2019 about learning an open source technology. Are you looking to challenge your children (or even yourself) to learn new things about open source technologies? Whether you’re in elementary school, high school, or college, or even a parent or teacher, Opensource.com has some great reading about open source … Read more12 open source resources for kids and young adults

Digital Literacy for Children and Apps for Learning

Here are some online resources selected by Children’s and Teen’s library staff that help support children’s digital literacy skills. Digital Literacy Using Apps with Children Digital devices and new media can be effective tools in supporting a child’s learning, creativity and development. You have an important role to play as a child’s media mentor. Tips … Read moreDigital Literacy for Children and Apps for Learning