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Tools for Coding in the Classroom:  Integrating Computer Programming into K-12 Curriculum to Prepare Students for Jobs or Entry into Higher Education

Daniel Grigoletti - February 12, 2017 2503

In today’s learning environments, students need to employ their new literacies, including digital literacies which enable them to utilize the Internet and other networked systems to search, utilize, integrate, analyze, share and communicate their understanding and knowledge.  They can use multiple hardware devices such as laptops, tablets, smartphones, and the software which is available in … Continue reading Tools for Coding in the Classroom:  Integrating Computer Programming into K-12 Curriculum to Prepare Students for Jobs or Entry into Higher Education

Hacker Literacies: Synthesizing Critical and Participatory Media Literacy Frameworks | IJLM

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - March 26, 2017 2488

Search this site: Volume 4 :: Issue 3-4 Hacker Literacies: Synthesizing Critical and Participatory Media Literacy Frameworks Technology use is increasingly characterized by both critical mindsets and participatory practices. Yet, our current media literacy frameworks, critical media literacy and participatory media literacy, fail to account for and understand the nature of these practices because they are happening in situ. Arguing that these frameworks might be synthesized to understand emergent online practices, this article introduces the notion of hacker literacies: empowered participatory practices, grounded in critical mindsets, that aim to resist, reconfigure, and/or reformulate the sociotechnical digital spaces and tools that mediate social, cultural, and political participation in the 21st century.