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Critical digital literacy: Ten key readings for our distrustful media age Misinformation and distrust are the characteristics of our time. They make the question of how to promote critical digital literacy particularly important. In this post, Gianfranco Polizzi suggests ten key texts that offer a framework for thinking about how to approach it. is a PhD researcher at the . Employing a mixed qualitative methodology, his PhD looks at the intersection of critical digital literacy with practices of civic, political participation.
User menu Search form Search Don't Miss Out Sign up now for the latest news, top picks in educational tools, and helpful tips for the classroom. I'm not in the U.S. Common Sense Education Comprehensive resources including lesson plans, digital games, assessments,professional development for teachers, and family education materials toteach students safe and responsible technology use. Share Blog 7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship Make digital citizenship a priority at school and at home.
TWO TIME WINNER BEST PARENTING BLOG playing. learning. growing. 5 Steps to Literacy Rich STEM Activities When we help kids make connections, we strengthen their learning experience. Integrating multiple subjects when studying a topic or theme is one way to help build these connections. STEM (which stands for science, technology, engineering, and math) activities provide a fabulous vehicle for integrated learning. However, I like to add another crucial element to the mix.The subject that binds all the others together is LITERACY.
Fake news and critical literacy: new findings, new questions The recently published a report on f which surveyed schoolchildren and teachers. LSE PhD researcher summarises the key findings of the report – which include that only 2% of children can spot fake news – and sets out his recommendations in response. [Header image credit: Y.C.V. Chow, CC BY-NC 2.0_2] If on the one hand – as to whether it implies, for instance, false information that is deliberate or not – on the other hand, this term is commonly understood as synonymous with misinformation.
News Must-know news, insights and opinions at the juncture of education and technology. What We Do EdSurge serves up the best resources to people who choose, use, manage, implement or build edtech. Get the Latest Education Technology News, Jobs, Research and Opportunities. Fake News, Confirmation Bias and Selective Attention: Teaching Digital Literacy #DLNchat By Sep 13, 2018 How do educators support digital citizenship? Does information need singular meaning to be useful? Has cognitive dissonance grown in the digital era? These were a few of the questions tweeted at on Tuesday, September 11, when we debated how to best teach digital and information literacy in higher education.
Your Learning= Your Students' Success » » Our Notion of Being Literate or Illiterate Calls for an Update » Our Notion of Being Literate or Illiterate Calls for an Update By in , | What does it mean to be literate? What does it mean to be illiterate? I think about the definition and the notion of literacy quite a bit. I define literacy as the ability to read and write and being able to express and communicate our ideas to others. Looking back at history, we know that the ability to read and write was in the hands of the clergy (male) and the aristocracy (male).
Media literacy is often cited as the solution – but to what problem? In this post Professor of Social Psychology at LSE and Chair of the LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission, Sonia Livingstone, provides an overview of the current debates about the benefits and limits of media literacy following a recent Westminster Media Forum seminar about fake news at which she spoke. [Header image […]
Fight Fake News: Media Literacy for Students Monday, October 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT Event Navigation Presented by Tiffany Whitehead, School Librarian, Episcopal School of Baton Rouge, LA Sponsored by edWeb members can download a personalized CE certificate from their edWebinar transcript the day after the presentation. Teaching news literacy is more necessary and challenging than ever in a world where news is delivered at a constant pace from a broad range of sources. Since social media and filter bubbles can make it challenging to access unbiased, factual information, we must equip students to be critical as they access news sources for a variety of purposes.
Get the Latest Education Technology News, Jobs, Research and Opportunities. Fake News, Confirmation Bias and Selective Attention: Teaching Digital Literacy #DLNchat By Sep 13, 2018 How do educators support digital citizenship? Does information need singular meaning to be useful? Has cognitive dissonance grown in the digital era? These were a few of the questions tweeted at on Tuesday, September 11, when we debated how to best teach digital and information literacy in higher education. What is digital literacy and how is it different from information literacy? -ters agreed that the two are closely intertwined.
Signs of serious progress for digital citizenship by Anne on July 4, 2018 It has been a big year for digital citizenship, and what better time – at least here in the United States – to check in on its practice this July 4th week, one year since the Obama Foundation issued a to look more deeply into its meaning (‘s what they heard from us)? I was interested to see that not only did digital citizenship get even more play at , the gathering of more than 24,000 ed tech educators and exhibitors from 87 countries in Chicago last week, than it did at last year’s in San Antonio.
Open Menu Sections l r Kazakh ministers report progress in digital literacy training among population By Assel Satubaldina in on 14 September 2018 ASTANA – Kazakh Minister of Education and Science Yerlan Sagadiyev, Minister of Labour and Social Protection Madina Abylkassymova, Ministry of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov and First Vice Minister of Agriculture Arman Yevniyev reported on progress in digital literacy training among the country’s population during a Sept. 11 government meeting. The ministries are responsible for training professionals and the country’s population in using information technologies in daily life and work, which is the central aspect of the Digital Kazakhstan programme that seeks to reach 83 percent digital literacy level by 2022.