Digital LiteracyDigital Literacy
“Digital literacy is the ability to
effectively and critically
navigate, evaluate and
cre...
Why is Digital LiteracyWhy is Digital Literacy
Important?Important?
• ‘Under the digital literacy umbrella are numerous
in...
 
Goal – We want our students to:
Gain digital literacy skills
Education is Paramount!Education is Paramount!
Internet SearchingInternet Searching
Improving Your SearchImproving Your Search
SuccessSuccess
• Use the simplest form of
the word
• Use common
capitalization
...
Use Boolean OperatorsUse Boolean Operators
• And
o Find only those pages that contain
both of the words
• Or
o Find all pa...
Personal ProfilePersonal Profile
What About Your Profile?What About Your Profile?
8
Personal ProfilePersonal Profile
9
• Just like a tattoo, your
digital reputation is an
expression of yourself
Highly visib...
Think Before You PostThink Before You Post
• Students must realize that they
are responsible for the content
that they pos...
Consequences of PostingConsequences of Posting
• Greek Olympian Voula
Papachristou was
booted from her
country’s Olympic
t...
CyberbullyingCyberbullying
12
http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-cyber-bullying
What is Cyberbullying?What is Cyberbullying?
• "Cyber-bullying" is when a child,
preteen or teen is tormented,
threatened,...
Cyberbullying andCyberbullying and
HarassmentHarassment
• Text Messages
• Web Postings
• Stalking
• Unauthorized Photos
• ...
What to DoWhat to Do
Students should not:
•Post information that could be used against them
•Respond back to the cyberbull...
ReferencesReferences
• "Media Awareness Network." Digital Literacy in
Canada: FromInclusion to Transformation. N.p., 7
Jul...
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    1. 1. Digital LiteracyDigital Literacy “Digital literacy is the ability to effectively and critically navigate, evaluate and create information using a range of digital technologies.” -Wikipedia
    2. 2. Why is Digital LiteracyWhy is Digital Literacy Important?Important? • ‘Under the digital literacy umbrella are numerous interrelated skills that range from basic awareness and training to foster informed citizens and to build consumer and user confidence, to highly sophisticated and more complex creative and critical literacies and outcomes.  Given the constantly evolving nature of technology, acquisition of digital literacy skills represents a process of life long learning.’ (MNet, 2010)
    3. 3.   Goal – We want our students to: Gain digital literacy skills Education is Paramount!Education is Paramount!
    4. 4. Internet SearchingInternet Searching
    5. 5. Improving Your SearchImproving Your Search SuccessSuccess • Use the simplest form of the word • Use common capitalization • Be as specific as possible • Try partial words
    6. 6. Use Boolean OperatorsUse Boolean Operators • And o Find only those pages that contain both of the words • Or o Find all pages that contain either of the words • Not o Find all pages that contain the word before not, then remove any that also contain the word after not
    7. 7. Personal ProfilePersonal Profile
    8. 8. What About Your Profile?What About Your Profile? 8
    9. 9. Personal ProfilePersonal Profile 9 • Just like a tattoo, your digital reputation is an expression of yourself Highly visible, hardto remove
    10. 10. Think Before You PostThink Before You Post • Students must realize that they are responsible for the content that they post.
    11. 11. Consequences of PostingConsequences of Posting • Greek Olympian Voula Papachristou was booted from her country’s Olympic team after posting a racial joke to Twitter — and now says the punishment has left her “very bitter and upset.” http://www.catchabody.com/index.php? do=/pages/665
    12. 12. CyberbullyingCyberbullying 12 http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-cyber-bullying
    13. 13. What is Cyberbullying?What is Cyberbullying? • "Cyber-bullying" is when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones. 
    14. 14. Cyberbullying andCyberbullying and HarassmentHarassment • Text Messages • Web Postings • Stalking • Unauthorized Photos • Online Deception and Violence • Cyber-ostracism 14 http://www.smlinks.com/sotw/why/
    15. 15. What to DoWhat to Do Students should not: •Post information that could be used against them •Respond back to the cyberbully Students should: •Keep a copy of the message, email, or webpage until they get help •Block the offender •Tell parents and school authorities •Change phone numbers, e-mail and screen names if necessary
    16. 16. ReferencesReferences • "Media Awareness Network." Digital Literacy in Canada: FromInclusion to Transformation. N.p., 7 July 2010. Web. 20 Sept. 2013.

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