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How Technology Wires the Learning Brain

How Technology Wires the Learning Brain | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
Kids between the ages of 8 and 18 spend 11.5 hours a day using technology -- whether that’s computers, television, mobile phones, or video games –
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What makes new literacies new?

Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel (2012)

"It is too easy to make light of ‘new literacies’ by saying things like: “Well, there are always newer ones coming along”. Such remarks suggest new literacies have a similar kind of life trajectory to an automobile: new in 2009, semi-new in 2010, and old hat by 2011. Against this kind of “that’s so yesterday” perspective, we suggest in this article that ‘new literacies’ are best understood in terms of an historical period of social, cultural, institutional, economic, and intellectual change that is likely to span many decades – some of which are already behind us."

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The Multiliteracy Project

The Multiliteracy Project | School libraries for information literacy and learning! | Scoop.it
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Great resource! The term multiliteracies will be in the new Finnish core curriculum in a few years. Interesting, multidimensional and a challenging term.

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