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  • COMMUNICATORS They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and a variety of modes of communication.
  • PREPARING OUR CHILDREN FOR THEIR FUTURE
    • Things change so fast, for the first time we cannot predict our children’s future
    • We must teach them how to teach themselves
    • Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
    • Plato
  • LITERACY
    • LITERACY EVOLVES AS THE NATURE OF OUR INFORMATION LANDSCAPE CHANGES
    • Cuneiform Tablets
    • Papyrus
    • The Printing Press
    • Printing Technologies in the late 18 th and early 19 th centuries
    • Digital and Networked Information Environment
    • Highly managed and Connective Qualities of our Student’s Information Experiences
  • HARNESSING LITERACY
    • What does practicing contemporary literacy look like?
  • MASTER LEARNERS
    • Teachers should be and should be seen as Master Learners
    • How do we become network learners?
  • 3 R’s to the 4 E’s
    • How do we understand our student’s outside-the-classroom experience?
    • How do we harness their literacy skills for learning?
  • READING TO EXPOSING what’s true
    • We can’t simply read information within a global network…
    • We must teach students to evaluate the information to determine it’s value and validity.
  • WRITING TO EXPRESSING ideas compellingly
    • What does 21 st Century Literacy look like?
  • ARITHMETIC TO EMPLOYING the information
    • Technological information doubles every 72 hours….
    • Students need the skills to decipher the information
  • ETHICS
    • Including ethics as a critical part of any definition of or conversation about literacy
  • Practical Tools
    • www.diigo.com
    • www.wordle.net
    • http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/1729446/hamlet
    • www.edu.glogster.com
    • http://jekirk76.edu.glogster.com/amnesiainstructions/
    • http://sowm9wz.edu.glogster.com/fidel-castro-glogg/
    • http://sb5nsbd.edu.glogster.com/geometry/
    • http://smydb8k.edu.glogster.com/amnesia/
    • http://s7sfxnj.edu.glogster.com/amnesia/
    • http://s7jg78x.edu.glogster.com/spanish-amnesia/
    • www.ted.com
    • http://prezi.com/tszg8ia0qwgo/rebooting-the-basics/