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Our Initial Ideas About New Literacies:<br />What are they?  Where do we start?<br />Carl Young<br />NLC Teacher Leader In...
Get ready…<br />
1 Objective,  1 Rule<br />To get ideas out of your head and onto paper…  quickly! <br />Your ideas!  <br />
Literacy?<br />Step 1: Define literacy in your own words. Take 2-3 minutes to freewrite or freetype what literacy is.  <br...
New Literacies?<br />Step 2:What is/are new literacies?  Define new literacies in your own words. Take 2-3 minutes to free...
Share & Collaborate<br />Step 3: Now, in groups of 4, share your ideas about new literacies, and...  <br />2 groups at eac...
Initial Ideas About New Literacies Gallery Walk<br />Next, post them around room!<br />Walk and take a look at each other’...
Common Themes / Observations?<br />Share: If time, add to presentation…<br />If not, use these as a reference point to bui...
Connections…<br />New Literacies have connections to technology, but also to art, narrative, gaming, multimodality… creati...
Help us to represent ideas in new and dynamic ways…<br />Preamble, 1987; Mike Wilkins<br />
NLI Team’s Literacy Wordlehttp://www.wordle.net/<br />
NLI Team’s New LiteraciesWordle<br />
NLI Team’s New LiteraciesGlog http://slingtunes.glogster.com/New-Literacies/<br />
Video: Thoughts in Progress on New Literacies<br />
Thanks!<br />Carl Young<br />NC State University<br />carl_young@ncsu.edu<br />
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NLI Teacher Leader Institute: New Literacies Activity 7-13-09

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New Literacies Collaborative Teacher Leadership Institute, Friday Institute, NC State, Raleigh, NC, July 13, 2009. See http://newlitinstitute.wikispaces.com/.

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NLI Teacher Leader Institute: New Literacies Activity 7-13-09

  1. 1. Our Initial Ideas About New Literacies:<br />What are they? Where do we start?<br />Carl Young<br />NLC Teacher Leader Institute<br />NC State University<br />13 July 2009<br />
  2. 2. Get ready…<br />
  3. 3. 1 Objective, 1 Rule<br />To get ideas out of your head and onto paper… quickly! <br />Your ideas! <br />
  4. 4. Literacy?<br />Step 1: Define literacy in your own words. Take 2-3 minutes to freewrite or freetype what literacy is. <br />What is literacy? What does it mean to be literate? <br />
  5. 5. New Literacies?<br />Step 2:What is/are new literacies? Define new literacies in your own words. Take 2-3 minutes to freewrite or freetype what new literacies is/are. <br />This definition may be an extension of your first one or an elaboration to some degree.<br />
  6. 6. Share & Collaborate<br />Step 3: Now, in groups of 4, share your ideas about new literacies, and... <br />2 groups at each table (4 minutes)<br />Step 4: Collaborate on a common working definition that is no longer than 25 words. <br />(5 minutes)<br />Step 5: Create a visual representation of your working definition that includes your words and any visual design elements that help convey your ideas. Post-It poster paper and markers provided!(5 minutes)<br />
  7. 7. Initial Ideas About New Literacies Gallery Walk<br />Next, post them around room!<br />Walk and take a look at each other’s work!<br />Note any common themes or images, as well as anything else that strikes you as you take a look.<br />
  8. 8. Common Themes / Observations?<br />Share: If time, add to presentation…<br />If not, use these as a reference point to build upon over the week! John, perhaps this can be a tweet or Ning suggestion box…<br />Archive: 1 volunteer from each group or tech support person at table, use Flip cam to capture group and poster.<br />
  9. 9. Connections…<br />New Literacies have connections to technology, but also to art, narrative, gaming, multimodality… creating!<br />
  10. 10. Help us to represent ideas in new and dynamic ways…<br />Preamble, 1987; Mike Wilkins<br />
  11. 11. NLI Team’s Literacy Wordlehttp://www.wordle.net/<br />
  12. 12. NLI Team’s New LiteraciesWordle<br />
  13. 13. NLI Team’s New LiteraciesGlog http://slingtunes.glogster.com/New-Literacies/<br />
  14. 14. Video: Thoughts in Progress on New Literacies<br />
  15. 15. Thanks!<br />Carl Young<br />NC State University<br />carl_young@ncsu.edu<br />

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