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Emerging Technology for
Instruction
NELL ECKERSLEY
LITERACY ASSISTANCE CENTER
NEW YORK CITY
Introductions
• How are you using Technology?
• In your life?
• In your work?
• How has it changed?
2http://www.emergingte...
Agenda
• What are Digital Literacy Skills
• Tools to develop and strengthen Digital
Literacy Skills
• Next Steps
3http://w...
What are
Digital Literacy Skills
4
5http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/
Have you ever taken a test on a
computer?
• TABE Online tutorial
http://learnoas.ctb.com/TABE/introfixed.html
• New GED tu...
Skills for Computer Based Testing
• Keyboarding
• Navigating with a mouse
• Reading on a screen
• Reading authentic texts
...
Computers Skills for Everyday Life
• Online banking
• Online bill paying
• Libraries online
• Shopping online
• Reading on...
9
10
ME
CREAT
E
CURAT
E
Tools to Develop and
Strengthen Digital
Literacy Skills
11
Resources: Computer Literacy Skills
▪ Basic Computer Skills Curriculum:
http://spclc.org/curricula-resources/computer-curr...
Resources: Basic Computer Skills
▪ Internet 101: http://www.internet101.org/
▪ Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners:
ht...
14http://www.typingweb.com/
http://www.digitalliteracy.gov/content/educator
15
Computers Skills for Everyday Life
• Medical forms
• http://www.inova.org/patient-and-visitor-
information/patient-forms.j...
Khan Academy
17
https://www.khanacademy.org
Digital Badges
18
https://www.khanacademy.org
Badges Are All Around Us
• Pokémon Go
• Fitbit
• Starbucks
• Microsoft
• Santa Barbara City College
19
Digital Badges
• Badges should clearly communicate:
• Who did something
• What they did
• Who says they did it
• Badges pr...
Make your own: Credly
21https://credly.com/
Our Digital Badge
1. To claim your badge for today, go to
this link http://bit.ly/DigLitBadge
or scan this QR code:
2. Fil...
Digital Badges
• How can you imagine using digital badges
with students?
• In your own professional life?
23
Emerging Technology Website
24http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/
Weebly Websites
• Free
• Easy! Drag and drop elements to build your
pages
• Weebly for Education-
https://education.weebly...
Make the Road New York
26http://mrnystudent.weebly.com/
Online Resources
• Google scholar https://scholar.google.com/
• YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/teachers
• Websites:
...
Future Me Reflection
28https://www.futureme.org/
Future Me Reflection
• Take a moment and reflect on what we
covered today.
• Think to yourself or discuss with a neighbor
...
Future Me Reflection
• https://www.futureme.org/
• Include: at least two realiostic goals around
integrating digital liter...
Blooms Digital Taxonomy Pyramid
31
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported Licens...
32
My Contact Information
Nell Eckersley
• NellE@lacnyc.org
• @LACNYCNell
• http://www.emergingtechforadulted.com/
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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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