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
The following NCTE/NCLE resources will help you support 21st century learners in your classroom.
Reading and Writing in a Digital World
Digital Learning Is about More Than Tools
Digital Literacy Is Central to Writing Instruction
Teachers as Co-Learners in the Digital Age
- Lesson 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. (Sample Chapter)