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Emerging technology for instruction

Emerging technology for instruction

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What digital literacy skills do students need and what tools can be used to develop and strengthen these skills.

What digital literacy skills do students need and what tools can be used to develop and strengthen these skills.

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Emerging technology for instruction

  1. 1. Emerging Technology for Instruction NELL ECKERSLEY LITERACY ASSISTANCE CENTER NEW YORK CITY
  2. 2. Introductions • How are you using Technology? • In your life? • In your work? • How has it changed? 2http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/
  3. 3. Agenda • What are Digital Literacy Skills • Tools to develop and strengthen Digital Literacy Skills • Next Steps 3http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/
  4. 4. What are Digital Literacy Skills 4
  5. 5. 5http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/
  6. 6. Have you ever taken a test on a computer? • TABE Online tutorial http://learnoas.ctb.com/TABE/introfixed.html • New GED tutorial http://www.gedtestingservice.com/GEDTS%2 0Tutorial.html 6
  7. 7. Skills for Computer Based Testing • Keyboarding • Navigating with a mouse • Reading on a screen • Reading authentic texts • Following directions • Common internet layouts • Common internet vocabulary 7
  8. 8. Computers Skills for Everyday Life • Online banking • Online bill paying • Libraries online • Shopping online • Reading on a screen • Reading and writing emails 8
  9. 9. 9
  10. 10. 10 ME CREAT E CURAT E
  11. 11. Tools to Develop and Strengthen Digital Literacy Skills 11
  12. 12. Resources: Computer Literacy Skills ▪ Basic Computer Skills Curriculum: http://spclc.org/curricula-resources/computer-curriculum ▪ Computer Literacy Instructional Resources: http://mnliteracy.org/educators/adult/technology/computer-skills ▪ Keyboard skills: http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/ ▪ Mouse Skills: http://www.seniornet.org/howto/mouseexercises/mousepractice.html ▪ Northstar Basic Computer Skills Assessment: http://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/index.php 12
  13. 13. Resources: Basic Computer Skills ▪ Internet 101: http://www.internet101.org/ ▪ Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/powerpoint2010 ▪ Microsoft Publisher 2010 for Beginners: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/publisher2010 ▪ Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/word2010 13
  14. 14. 14http://www.typingweb.com/
  15. 15. http://www.digitalliteracy.gov/content/educator 15
  16. 16. Computers Skills for Everyday Life • Medical forms • http://www.inova.org/patient-and-visitor- information/patient-forms.jsp • Job applications • http://www.macysjobs.com/Apply (complex) • http://www.bkcareers.com/ (easier) 16
  17. 17. Khan Academy 17 https://www.khanacademy.org
  18. 18. Digital Badges 18 https://www.khanacademy.org
  19. 19. Badges Are All Around Us • Pokémon Go • Fitbit • Starbucks • Microsoft • Santa Barbara City College 19
  20. 20. Digital Badges • Badges should clearly communicate: • Who did something • What they did • Who says they did it • Badges provide context around learning outcomes • Badges are secure and verifiable • Badges can track data 20
  21. 21. Make your own: Credly 21https://credly.com/
  22. 22. Our Digital Badge 1. To claim your badge for today, go to this link http://bit.ly/DigLitBadge or scan this QR code: 2. Fill out the 3 question form 3. Early next week, you will receive an email with your badge 4. Share the badge on LinkedIn or start a Mozilla Backpack https://backpack.openbadges.org/b ackpack/login 22
  23. 23. Digital Badges • How can you imagine using digital badges with students? • In your own professional life? 23
  24. 24. Emerging Technology Website 24http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/
  25. 25. Weebly Websites • Free • Easy! Drag and drop elements to build your pages • Weebly for Education- https://education.weebly.com students create their own websites • Regular Weebly https://www.weebly.com/ (can make up to 10 sites under one account) 25
  26. 26. Make the Road New York 26http://mrnystudent.weebly.com/
  27. 27. Online Resources • Google scholar https://scholar.google.com/ • YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/teachers • Websites: • History channel http://www.history.com/ • NASA https://www.nasa.gov/ • Discovery channel http://www.discovery.com/ 27
  28. 28. Future Me Reflection 28https://www.futureme.org/
  29. 29. Future Me Reflection • Take a moment and reflect on what we covered today. • Think to yourself or discuss with a neighbor what you would like to make happen in the next month • Go to https://www.futureme.org/ • Send yourself and Yanni a message to arrive one month from today 29
  30. 30. Future Me Reflection • https://www.futureme.org/ • Include: at least two realiostic goals around integrating digital literacy you have for the next month • List the steps you will need to take to realize those goals • Identify people who can help you 30
  31. 31. Blooms Digital Taxonomy Pyramid 31 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Author: Samantha Penney, samantha.penney@gmail.com
  32. 32. 32 My Contact Information Nell Eckersley • NellE@lacnyc.org • @LACNYCNell • http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/

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