Digital Fluency: Dr. Chris Moersch
Dr. Chris Moersch delivers keynote addresses nationwide while supervising the annual professional development of thousands of educators in the areas of technology integration, experiential learning, differentiated instruction, and integrated curriculum.
Podcast: Defining and Measuring Digital Literacy (10/6/2005) Digital immigrants/digital natives, literacy vs. fluency
KnowledgeContext's technological literacy curriculum places technology in the context of history, science, math, and language arts. It instills in children the critical thinking skills necessary to understand past, present, and future technology, and to influence how that technology will affect their world.
What is the Big6™?
Developed by educators Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely-known and widely-used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. The Big6 is an information and technology literacy model and curriculum, implemented in thousands of schools - K through higher education.
A Global Imperative: The Report of the 21st Century Literacy Summit
Finding Information on the Internet: a Tutorial
UC Berkeley - Teaching Library Internet Workshops, a tutorial in "research quality web searching", containing the latest trends in search engines, directories, and evaluating web pages.
eliterate or illiterate, The relationship of Literacy, Information Literacy and IT Literacy
Five Key Questions That Can Change the World --
Classroom Activities for Media Literacy
25 cornerstone lesson plans help you introduce students to the Five Key Questions of
Media Literacy and master them through practice. Activities emphasize not just analysis
but also creative production. Useful for all grade levels and across the curriculum:
language arts, social studies, health, math, and the arts.
Offered by the Partnership for 21st Centural Skills, as a one-stop-shop for 21st century skills-related information, resources and community tools.
Route 21 Snapshots illustrate how 21st century skills are being taught and learned in classrooms today. Each of these snapshots contains several distinct examples of how a particular skill is being taught in the context of a core subject or 21st century theme.
The snapshots feature
video clips by Edutopia--produced by the George Lucas Educational Foundation. These videos provide a detailed look at these innovative classroom environments.
ICT Literacy Maps
ICT Literacy Maps illustrate the intersection between Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy and core academic subjects including geography, math, English, and science. The maps enable educators to gain concrete examples of how ICT Literacy can be integrated into core subjects, while making the teaching and learning of core subjects more relevant to the demands of the 21st century.
Maximizing the Impact: "The Pivotal Role of Technology in a 21st Century Education System"
In a new report, Maximizing the Impact: "The Pivotal Role of Technology in a 21st Century Education System", the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills urged renewed emphasis on technology in education.
A fun guide to internet safety:
Games and activities
Clips and videos
NetSmartz411 is an online resource for answering questions about Internet safety, computers, and the Web for educators, parents, law enforcement, teens and kids.
CyberSmart! Student Curriculum
As cyber bullying becomes more prevalent among students, educators are looking for help in teaching their students about appropriate online behavior. To meet this need, CyberSmart! Education has released a free, research-based cyber bullying curriculum for K-12 schools, based upon the following five areas:
- S Safety and Security Online
- M Manners, Cyberbullying and Ethics
- A Authentic Learning and Creativity
- R Research and Information Fluency
- T Twenty-First Century Challenges
Cyber Safety Teaching and Learning Resources, developed by Butte County
For Students grades K-6
For Students grades 7-12
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