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Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy

Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Only a decade and a few years in, how can we fully describe the twenty-first century learner?

Via Jessica Raeside, Elizabeth Hutchinson, Anu Ojaranta
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Being literate in today's society requires a different set of skills - a combination that builds on traditional literacy skills.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, January 22, 2013 12:45 PM

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, January 23, 2013 6:44 AM

21st century skills as life long learning skills! Literacy isn't anymore just being able to read, write and, count. Deeper learning and higher order thinking skills are what needs to paid attention to. Proper information literacy skills are vital! 

Carol Koechlin's curator insight, January 25, 2013 2:52 PM

Teacher Librarians can help design for deeper learning by collaboratively building Knowledge Building Centers with teachers and students https://sites.google.com/site/knowledgebuildingcentres/home

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The right to read and write - The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The right to read and write - The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
What you're doing right now – reading and understanding these words – is difficult if not impossible for a staggering number of Australians.
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There’s an App for That -- Using iPads to Support Literacy Instruction in the Classroom | Scholastic.com

There’s an App for That -- Using iPads to Support Literacy Instruction in the Classroom | Scholastic.com | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

Using iPad apps in the classroom for use in literacy instruction.


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Literacy Links: School libraries go beyond books - Wausau Daily Herald

Literacy Links: School libraries go beyond booksWausau Daily HeraldToday's schools are very different than they were even 10 years ago, let alone a generation ago.
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Literacy Now: Resolving the Tension between Basic Literacy and Information Literacy

Literacy Now: Resolving the Tension between Basic Literacy and Information Literacy | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it

On average, Americans read at an 8th grade level.

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Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School

Top Ten Practices for Principals to Promote Literacy in School | School Library Advocacy | Scoop.it
Principals should not only be reading current research and resources about best practices in education, they should be reading children's books as well as reading for pleasure. With children's literature, I read the ...
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School libraries: more than just books - Stuff.co.nz (blog)

School libraries: more than just booksStuff.co.nz (blog)Schools do an incredibly difficult job. Students have complex needs and varied backgrounds, teaching is an exhausting and often thankless job, and the regulations are convoluted.
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Turning Technology Invisible: Why School Libraries are More ...

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Does your school (or your kid's school) offer a course in digital literacy?

Has your library been re-imagined to support today's learners?
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