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.
Digital Learning Is about More Than ToolsDigital Literacy Is Central to Writing InstructionTeachers 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)