Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Pedagogical Foundations of New Literacies

1,155 views

Published on

5500:605

Published in: Education, Technology

Pedagogical Foundations of New Literacies

  1. 1. New Lileracies for Early Elementary: Web 2.0 Tools ‘to Support Liieracy . I-araanny §1r’II: ¢:it-‘ "T1: I-| vI: r':11‘v ~l' Anti‘-ujrl L-uuzmiscflx-J=1;u-uaaoi-_
  2. 2. Today we will. .. - Take a closer look at reading and writing in the digital age - Examine the implications of the read/ write web - Talk about how to use Web 2.0 to cultivate socially constructed thinking and learning in your students
  3. 3. Challenges of 213* Century Teaching -‘Information Age’ technologies have made available copious amounts of information to anyone, anywhere, at anytime. -Strict age/ grade level approaches to education are being questioned as the appropriate way to prepare students for the coming decades.
  4. 4. Classroom Teaching Environments - Education continues to mirror the industrial age ‘assembly line’ approach. - We're trying to produce the most product (to standards) in the shortest time with the fewest defects. - Our instruction typically occurs in a room with teacher and students ‘same place - same time. ’ - Content (learning experience) is usually organized by topics and taught in time slots specified for
  5. 5. Looking at literacy New Literacies — Web logs (blogs) — video editors — World Wide Web browsers — Web & HTML editors — e-mail — Text messaging — Instant Messaging - spreadsheets — presentation software - bulletin boards — avatars virtual worlds Traditional Literacies - Paper — Pencil — Book
  6. 6. What are New Literacies? - Using information and communication technologies to: — identify important questions — locate information — critically evaluate the usefulness of that information - synthesize information to answer those quesfions - communicate the answers to
  7. 7. Why integrate New Literacies? - Young people will continue to socially engage in a variety of new literacies. - Educators need to make school literacy more engaging for students and more meaningful to their present and future lives in a digital world. - Educators MUST understand the shifts in practices and pedagogy that have taken place and consider how these shifts should inform our teaching of reading and writing.

×