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

K-12 Student Financial Literacy Lesson Plans

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With the constant flux of the world’s economy, future generations are practically guaranteed to encounter at least one financial downturn in their lifetimes. Educators play a significant role in equipping students with the skills and knowledge to make sound financial decisions, so they’re better able to weather future financial storms. The following resources include lesson … Read moreK-12 Student Financial Literacy Lesson Plans

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