“Speed dating” Introduce yourself, your role in education, and then discuss the question
Dates join with another pair to make a group of four. Share your answers to traditional literacy and then discuss what it means now
Stay in groups of four and brainstorm Post thoughts to discussion forum: Making 21st Century Literacy a Reality Watch Pay Attention video if wanted Pick a recorder.
Personal worktime - defining the changes you need to make Share out in pairs - level teams Please post to Ning
Session 2: Split into two groups or 3?: How can we use 21st century tools to teach literacy in the primary years? How do we teach our students to manage the information overload (secondary)? Time management, finding what is relevant, participating meaningfully in the global communication Secondary question for this: what implications does this have for the physical space of classroom and school? Product synthesis??
Digital Literacy, Innovate 2013 Presentation
Dive into the Conversation:
Access the Ning (innovate2013.ning.com) and our
conversation under Cohorts - Literacy
Read the Discussion Forum Titled: “Re-defining Learning
Literacies Requires Imagining a Different Future”
Reply to the Discussion with your thoughts on 21st
What does it mean to
be literate in the 21st
What does this look like in practice?
What resources exist for educators?
Making 21st Century Literacy a Reality
How do we prepare
ourselves to understand,
synthesize and innovate our
own 21st century teaching
How will you innovate your
• How can we use 21st century tools to
teach literacy in the primary years?
• How do we teach our students to
manage the information overload
• What implications does this have for
the physical space of classroom and
• Literacy involving an ability to self-
educate - from the web, from video
• constant learning
• our own professional development -
owning it for ourselves
• How do we prepare ourselves and
other teachers for teaching these new
• What are the traits of a successful
person in this modern world?
• independent, organized, motivated
• How do we build these intrinsic skills
in our students?
• Students college ready?
• No, LEARNING ready!
• we limit their potential to learn in different ways
• So HOW do we do this in schools?