eLiteracy—What is It? is it? Adapted from Leadingedgecertification.org
The traditional definitionof literacy is consideredto be the ability to read,write, and the ability touse language to read,write, listen, andspeak...so as to take partin that society. –Wikipedia 5/4/2009
Most definitions of e-literacy or digital literacy cover three ‘abilities’: The ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information. The ability to understand and use information in multiple formats from a wide range of sources when it is presented via computers. The ability to perform tasks effectively in a digital environment.
."Traditional model of access to knowledge.An adult provides the information to the student. The student relies on the adult and the textbook. C
Refers to the awarenesses, skills,understandings, and reflectiveapproaches necessary for anindividual to operate comfortablyin information-rich and IT-enabled environments- UnitedNations Educational, Scientificand Cultural Organization(UNESCO)
eLiteracy Examples•Book2Cloud Learning Examples • Click the link above to see examples of one tool which can be use to collaboratively develop deep understanding of text. Collaborative Digital Presentations Enrich Projects (Tech2Learn Series) Click the link above to see how a science teacher requires students to "teach back" chemistry concepts to their peers via online demonstrations created with tech tools like Google Docs, Keynote, and PowerPoint.•First Grade iPad Classroom • Click the link above to view the learning at Lost Lake Elementary School