Digital Literacy Skills: More than Just Clicking Like

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Screen time. Those two small words may send shivers down your spine. You likely have battle scars from trying to pry your kids away from online gaming or tearing them away from social media. We all wrestle with finding balance when it comes to screen time. We worry that our kids are spending too much time … Read moreDigital Literacy Skills: More than Just Clicking Like

Faking it: making digital literacy the fourth pillar of education

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Fake news has taken over the internet. So where does digital literacy fit in, and what should the education sector be doing about it? Charley Rogers reports What is fake news? The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has released its final report on fake news and disinformation, and the advisory committee to the report … Read moreFaking it: making digital literacy the fourth pillar of education

TEACHING STUDENTS HOW TO USE DIGITAL LITERACY TO FIND A JOB

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Despite being labeled ‘digital natives’, most students today lack the ability to transfer the knowledge and technological skills they have to practical tasks like finding a job. This is why it is important for teachers to teach digital literacy, particularly as it applies to students’ academic and professional lives. 1. Fostering Digital Literacy Early Basic … Read moreTEACHING STUDENTS HOW TO USE DIGITAL LITERACY TO FIND A JOB

Teaching and Learning Resources: Digital Literacy Resources

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Digital Literacy Framework Toolkit from Virginia TechThis toolkit is intended to help you put the digital literacy framework from the University Libraries at Virginia Tech into action. Use this toolkit to align your work with digital literacy learning outcomes, get inspired when revising or creating a workshop, curriculum, program, or other learning experience, and learn … Read moreTeaching and Learning Resources: Digital Literacy Resources

Digital technology and the early years

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Technology can play a role in supporting early communication, language and literacy. It can offer new learning opportunities, through ebooks, apps, and even video calling. We strongly advise that, just like a book, technology is used as a tool for learning and play, rather than as a replacement for adult interaction. Our research shows that, … Read moreDigital technology and the early years