Today is International Literacy Day. It reminds us that promoting and sustaining literacy is one of the critical roles of libraries. Our strength lies in the fact that we are really about literacies, all those skills individuals need to participate effectively in an information society.
Search YouTube for “baby” and “iPad” and you’ll find clips featuring one-year-olds attempting to manipulate magazine pages and television screens as though they were touch-sensitive displays. These children are one step away from assuming that such technology is a natural, spontaneous part of the material world.
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The departure of a couple of senior executives masks a much deeper problem at Twitter, and that is a lack of conviction about what exactly the product is supposed to do, who it is supposed to be for, or how to attract and keep them
This year’s “The Learning Curve” report from Pearson takes a look at education across the globe. One of the main things the report does is rank the world’s educational systems (which we’ll talk about in a different post). What I find even more interesting is the focus on what skills current students need to meet …
Automattic, the parent company of popular blog-hosting and publishing platform WordPress, has raised a funding round of $160 million to help it develop better online and mobile tools for publishing, a round that values the company at over $1 billion
"The Internet has brought the world many things, but one of the things that really stands out, is making the world’s culture more accessible to the population. Projects that would have seemed impossible 20 years ago are now being accomplished in the blink of an eye. Google Books is legally scanning every book they can get their hands on and the Internet Archive is digitizing every public domain movie, song, book, and webpage..."
Débutants sur Facebook, voici un guide qui vous permettra de maîtriser et de comprendre le fonctionnement de la messagerie du réseau social (version web). Utilisateurs expérimentés, vous découvrirez quelques outils complémentaires.
This is the second in a two-part series. Click here to read part one. The rise of UGC means many journalists’ roles will change. Rather than being the sole bearers of truth, journalists will be required to allow more space for people to tell their own stories directly. -
Las nuevas tecnologías revolucionan el lenguaje del cine español Jaime Rosales, Carlos Marqués-Marcet y Nacho Vigalondo han introducido el uso del WhatsApp, de Skype y de los móviles en sus nuevas películas
The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy Haired Boss, Alice, Asok, Dogbert's New Ruling Class and more.
"It’s nearly impossible for me to cover every evolving nook and cranny of Evernote, let alone the cornucopia of features and specifics tailored exclusively for the differing platforms it runs on. That being the case, we’ve outlined a few general tips and tricks below for making the most of Evernote regardless of your device. I doubt they’ll make you an note-taking expert right off the bat, but consider them the second level of Evernote once you’ve mastered the basics of creating, tagging, organizing and sharing your notes."
Is it possible for our students to be both digital natives and digitally unaware? Young people today are instant messengers, gamers, photo sharers and supreme multitaskers. But while they use the technology tools available to them 24/7, they are struggling to sort fact from fiction, think critically, decipher cultural inferences, detect commercial intent and analyze …
@cscolariPublicada originalmente en Digitalismo Ilse Romero Santizo es una mercadóloga que reside actualmente en la Ciudad de México. Obtuvo su Maestría en E-marketing y Social Media en Londres, donde escri...