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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.     --- NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacy

In preparation for Digital Learning Day, February 5, 2014, NCTE recommends the following resources to help you support 21st century learners in your classroom.

NCLE Literacy in Learning ExchangeDigital Learning Is about More Than Tools

Digital Literacy Is Central to Writing Instruction

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

Sara Kajder examines ways in which teachers and students co-construct new literacies through Web 2.0 technology-infused instructional practices. (Sample Chapter)


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