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Digital literacy and how it is being defined
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Digital champions may hold the key to empowering housing communities - The Guardian

Digital champions may hold the key to empowering housing communities - The Guardian | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
The Guardian Digital champions may hold the key to empowering housing communities The Guardian By now most housing providers know and understand the urgent need for their residents to be online and the numerous and powerful benefits digital...
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Study: Children Reading Fewer Books, Down 8% From 2012 - TechCrunch

Study: Children Reading Fewer Books, Down 8% From 2012 - TechCrunch | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
Study: Children Reading Fewer Books, Down 8% From 2012
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Books have a lot more competition these days, and a new study from Nielsen Books suggests that digital fun is starting to crowd out the habits of occasional readers.
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No place in class for digital illiterates

No place in class for digital illiterates | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
The mobile devices in the hands of students are changing the demands of teaching...
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What does literacy with digital media look like? « International ...

A growing field of research, inclined to raise awareness of present and future challenges for our education system, is 'media/digital literacy'. This article examines research within 'generation studies' and public constructions of ...
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Why should we move from ICT skills to Digital Literacy to best ...

Dr. Leo Casey, Professor B. C. Bruce, Allan Martin, Abigail Reynolds (2009) Digital Literacy: New Approaches to Participation and Inquiry Learning to Foster Literacy Skills among Primary School Children, Centre for Research ...
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» Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search

» Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
Kids know how to Google—they just can't tell when the results are crap.
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Annie Murphy Paul on Why 'Digital Literacy' Can't Replace The Traditional Kind | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

Annie Murphy Paul on Why 'Digital Literacy' Can't Replace The Traditional Kind | TIME Ideas | TIME.com | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
Have you heard about the octopus who lives in a tree? In 2005, researchers at the University of Connecticut asked a group of seventh graders to read a website full of information about the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus, or Octopus paxarbolis.
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Derek's Blog » Why digital literacy is so important

I'm currently contributing to a reference group that is working on developing a strategic document around the development of digital literacy for all NZ students, as an embedded and fully integrated disposition required to ...
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The digital revolution's lingering literacy problem - ZDNet

The digital revolution's lingering literacy problem - ZDNet | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
The digital revolution's lingering literacy problem
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A new digital divide is opening up.
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Guardian Article #jiscdiglit — Digital Fingerprint

Guardian Article #jiscdiglit — Digital Fingerprint | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
First define what you mean by digital literacy: The definition I most frequently use is this one: digital literacy = digital tool knowledge + critical thinking + social engagement. Then it's worth knowing its main characteristics: ...
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About Us

About Us | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Digital Literacy @ University of Worcester Blog

Hi Everyone this is not one of those blogs that showers you with information all the time. We will, of course, do our best to ente...
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Digital Literacy @ University of Worcester

Digital Literacy @ University of Worcester | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
"a set of social practices that are interwoven with contemporary ways of being”...
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It's a Book by Lane Smith -- Book Trailer

Watch this book trailer video for a short animated film based on Lane Smith's It's a Book, an adorable picture book for children that celebrates traditional ...
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Reframing Digital Literacy

Reframing Digital Literacy | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
By: Claire Vincent

In the age of cell phones, electronic messaging, and social networking we, as a society, have gotten excruciatingly accustomed to immediate gratification in all aspects of our...
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Why English teachers should care about project-based learning: multiliteracies, assessment for learning and digital technologies.

Why English teachers should care about project-based learning: multiliteracies, assessment for learning and digital technologies. | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
Introduction
There is impetus for pedagogical change in the English classroom. Bull and Anstey (2010, p.6) observed that, ‘literacy teaching and learning should respond to the rapid changes in l...
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“It’s not chalk and talk anymore” School approaches to developing students’ digital literacy | futurelab

“It’s not chalk and talk anymore” School approaches to developing students’ digital literacy | futurelab | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
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ICT Curriculum Strands « Chris Leach

ICT Curriculum Strands « Chris Leach | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
Digital Literacy This will cover… basic keyboard and mouse skills in the Early Years. An understanding of the common, key functions in most software such as Save, Open, Print, Copy and Paste. Basic skills in commonly used software.
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FCC launching $4 billion program to narrow digital divide - eSchool News (registration)

FCC launching $4 billion program to narrow digital divide - eSchool News (registration) | literacy in the cloud | Scoop.it
eSchool News (registration)FCC launching $4 billion program to narrow digital divideeSchool News (registration)Those who qualify would pay $9.95 a month for broadband access and $150 for a refurbished laptop, along with applications that include...
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