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The Dos and Don’ts of Teaching Digital Literacy | Common Sense Media

The Dos and Don’ts of Teaching Digital Literacy | Common Sense Media | digital literacy | Scoop.it

Is there a right and a wrong way to teach social media in schools? Some administrators think so.

 

Many schools across the country have banned the use of social networking platforms, but others are transitioning to a more proactive approach. Many experts and school officials say that abandoning the more reactionary responses to social media is the first step toward implanting a more effective digital literacy education.

 

“The fact is, social media isn’t technology in the lives of our kids, but an essential aspect of their world. Social media isn’t ‘new’ anymore,” said teacher and education consultant Dan Haesler on his blog. “We can’t continue pretending that it is, and using this as an excuse for not addressing it. And by addressing it I do not mean banning it!”

 

Haesler, a proponent of proactive social media education, posed an interesting question on his blog regarding social media and digital literacy education: what if we approached driver’s education in the same way? Taking this hypothesis one step further, Haesler came up with three conclusions:

 

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A Great Digital Literacy Skills Continuum for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Digital Literacy Skills Continuum for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | digital literacy | Scoop.it

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Be CyberWise! | Be CyberWise Blog

Be CyberWise! | Be CyberWise Blog | digital literacy | Scoop.it
We talk about media literacy, educational technology, 21st Century learning, digital tools, digital citizenship, social media in education and more!

 

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This website features articles, video and lessons on digital citizenship and digital literacy.  It is directed at both parents and educators.

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20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in h...

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From understanding what digital literacy is, to developing skills and establishing ethical principles for students, our live chat panel share ideas and resources for universities (20 ways of thinking about digital literacy in higher education
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