Guiding Your ChildToward Success inLiteracy ThroughTechnology IntegrationSt. Petersburg High School2/22/12Erin E. Margarella, M.Ed., M.A.Matthew U. Blankenship, M.A.
Agenda Welcome and Introductions Did You Know? The changing face of literacy The literacy/ technology connection Using technology to support literacy development Questions
Did You Know? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8 &feature=related
The Changing Face of Technology What is literacy? How literacy is measured in Florida?
The Changing Face of Technology New Technologies: E-books, internet, video games Instant access Vast opportunities Causes for concern: Lack of “filtering” Overload of material Overstimulation for struggling readers
Why are Literacy and Technology Merging Together? 2011 NAEP