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Digital Literacies & Learning - Previous Revision

Literacy has always been a collection of cultural and communicative practices shared among members of particular groups. As society and technology change, so does literacy. Because technology has increased the intensity and complexity of literate environments, the 21st century demands that a literate person possess a wide range of abilities and competencies, many literacies.     From the NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacy

Everything Old is New Again: Using 21st Century Literacies to Engage All Learners web seminar   

web seminar, use screen shot if possible

In preparation for Digital Learning Day, February 5, 2014, NCTE recommends the following resources to help you integrate technology in instruction in ways that are meaningful and authentic to your classroom.

Examining 21st Century Literacies:     use Exchange logo or video screen shot

21st-Century Students Demand a Balanced, More Inclusive Canon

Digital Learning Is Not about the What but about the How
    use Exchange logo from inbox file

Plugging In: What Technology Brings to the English/Language Arts Classroom 

No Longer a Luxury: Digital Literacy Can’t Wait

Digital Literacy is Central to Writing Instruction    use cover graphic

Teachers as Co-Learners in the Digital Age   use cover graphic   use book cover graphic     use Exchange logo

#nctechat archive:
RWT info coming


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