COMMUNICATORS They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and a...
PREPARING OUR CHILDREN  FOR THEIR FUTURE <ul><li>Things change so fast, for the first time we cannot predict our children’...
LITERACY <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>LITERACY EVOLVES  AS THE NATURE OF OUR INFORMATION LANDSCAPE CHANGES </li></ul><ul><l...
HARNESSING LITERACY <ul><li>What does practicing contemporary literacy look like? </li></ul>
MASTER LEARNERS <ul><li>Teachers should be and should be seen as Master Learners </li></ul><ul><li>How do we become networ...
3 R’s to the 4 E’s <ul><li>How do we understand our student’s outside-the-classroom experience? </li></ul><ul><li>How do w...
READING TO EXPOSING  what’s true <ul><li>We can’t simply read information within a global network… </li></ul><ul><li>We mu...
WRITING TO EXPRESSING ideas compellingly <ul><li>What does 21 st  Century Literacy look like? </li></ul>
ARITHMETIC TO EMPLOYING the information <ul><li>Technological information doubles every 72 hours…. </li></ul><ul><li>Stude...
ETHICS <ul><li>Including ethics as a critical part of any definition of or conversation about literacy </li></ul>
Practical Tools <ul><li>www.diigo.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.wordle.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/1...
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Literacy

  1. 1. COMMUNICATORS They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and a variety of modes of communication.
  2. 2. PREPARING OUR CHILDREN FOR THEIR FUTURE <ul><li>Things change so fast, for the first time we cannot predict our children’s future </li></ul><ul><li>We must teach them how to teach themselves </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Plato </li></ul>
  3. 3. LITERACY <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>LITERACY EVOLVES AS THE NATURE OF OUR INFORMATION LANDSCAPE CHANGES </li></ul><ul><li>Cuneiform Tablets </li></ul><ul><li>Papyrus </li></ul><ul><li>The Printing Press </li></ul><ul><li>Printing Technologies in the late 18 th and early 19 th centuries </li></ul><ul><li>Digital and Networked Information Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Highly managed and Connective Qualities of our Student’s Information Experiences </li></ul>
  4. 4. HARNESSING LITERACY <ul><li>What does practicing contemporary literacy look like? </li></ul>
  5. 5. MASTER LEARNERS <ul><li>Teachers should be and should be seen as Master Learners </li></ul><ul><li>How do we become network learners? </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3 R’s to the 4 E’s <ul><li>How do we understand our student’s outside-the-classroom experience? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we harness their literacy skills for learning? </li></ul>
  7. 7. READING TO EXPOSING what’s true <ul><li>We can’t simply read information within a global network… </li></ul><ul><li>We must teach students to evaluate the information to determine it’s value and validity. </li></ul>
  8. 8. WRITING TO EXPRESSING ideas compellingly <ul><li>What does 21 st Century Literacy look like? </li></ul>
  9. 9. ARITHMETIC TO EMPLOYING the information <ul><li>Technological information doubles every 72 hours…. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need the skills to decipher the information </li></ul>
  10. 10. ETHICS <ul><li>Including ethics as a critical part of any definition of or conversation about literacy </li></ul>
  11. 11. Practical Tools <ul><li>www.diigo.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.wordle.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/1729446/hamlet </li></ul><ul><li>www.edu.glogster.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://jekirk76.edu.glogster.com/amnesiainstructions/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://sowm9wz.edu.glogster.com/fidel-castro-glogg/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://sb5nsbd.edu.glogster.com/geometry/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://smydb8k.edu.glogster.com/amnesia/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://s7sfxnj.edu.glogster.com/amnesia/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://s7jg78x.edu.glogster.com/spanish-amnesia/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.ted.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://prezi.com/tszg8ia0qwgo/rebooting-the-basics/ </li></ul>

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