Paper presented during the PLAI-STRLC Regional Conference on Promoting Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning, September 25, 2006 at Capuchin Retreat (Information Literacy: the 21st Century Skills http://t.co/l2BAxmzR7v...
In this age of literacy 2.0, the roles of the school librarian and technology teachers are in need of a change. When students have near-constant access to information through eBooks, tablets, and their personal devices, information and media literacy training can no longer be limited to the library and computer lab. With the new Common Core Standards implementation, now is a perfect time to rethink these roles and develop an information, communication, technology and literacy model that supports 21st-century learning
In the last 20 years, media specialists have played a major role in the evolution of school libraries. Certainly the technology advances have expanded annually, but also in how the specialists work with classroom teachers.
In 2013 ISMOTION partnered with Duffy Primary School to implement transformational teaching and learning. In 2014 an iTunes U course has been launched to support others interested in learning more about this approach.
Class Badges is a free online tool designed to help teachers use digital badges as rewards for accomplishing learning goals. The badges can be a useful tool for teachers to keep track of individual student accomplishments as they help learners focus on making progress.
Using design thinking to get teenagers to reimagine their learning environment, design firms and educators show kids how the process can help them make a di (RT @lynn_moody: Authentic problem based learning by design thinking.
Seven-year-olds, Josephine Sinclair and Sarai Williams, of Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, California, hope to raise $20,000 to restore their school library using the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.
eWeek Google for Education Blog Aims to Help Teachers With Technology eWeek Collaborative tools like Google Apps for Education with Classroom, easy-to-manage affordable devices like Chromebooks and tablets, and limitless educational content in...