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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

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.

NCLE:  Examining 21st Century Literacies

21st-Century Students Demand a Balanced, More Inclusive Canon
Voices from the Middle
, September 2013


NCLE Literacy in Learning ExchangeDigital Learning Is Not about the What but about the How

Plugging In: What Technology Brings to the English/Language Arts Classroom
Voices from the Middle, March 2004

No Longer a Luxury: Digital Literacy Can’t Wait
English Journal
, July 2013

Digital Literacy is Central to Writing Instruction

Creating Your Digital Writing Workshop On Demand Web Seminar

Examining Digital Literacy Practices on Social Network Sites

Research in the Teaching of English, August 2012

Lesson Plans for Developing Digital LiteraciesLesson Plans for Developing Digital Literacies
Presents a new set of lessons designed to help you integrate a variety of digital applications into the courses and units you’re already teaching.

Cover Art for Language Arts, Vol. 89, No. 4, March 2012Teachers as Co-Learners in the Digital Age

Adolescents and Digital LiteraciesAdolescents and Digital Literacies: Learning Alongside Our Students
Sara Kajder examines ways in which teachers and students co-construct new literacies through Web 2.0 technology-infused instructional practices.

NCLE Literacy in Learning ExchangeBeing Intentional in Using Web 2.0 Tools to Support Professional Learning

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