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
Wordle in Action!
The New Literacies Where are we going next? Kindles in the classroom iMovie Twitter in the classroom
Contact Information Erin E. Margarella ErinMargarel@USF.EDU Matthew U. Blankenship MUBlanke@USF.EDU