Erin how literacy is changing with new technology (especially e-books, internet, video games). - Technology Good: Instant access to books and information; opportunities to build background knowledge through pictures, virtual tours, etc...- Technology Bad: Very little filtering of 'bad' or poorly written material; limited focus because of overload of material (this causes only a breath of information versus depth).
MattIn 2011, the writing test of the National Assessment of Educational Progress will require 8th and 11th graders to compose on computers; 4th graders will compose at the keyboard in 2019.Thirty-three states have adopted National Educational Technology Standards for K-12 students. Approximately 50 percent of four-year colleges and 30 percent of community colleges use electronic course management tools. The United States ranks 15th worldwide in the percentage of households subscribed to a broadband Internet service.Over 80 percent of kindergarteners use computers, and over 50 percent of children under age 9 use the Internet.3At least 61 virtual colleges/universities (VCUs) currently educate students in the U.S.In 2006, 158.6 billion text messages were sent in the U. S.Over 106 million individuals are registered on MySpace.There are at least 91 million Google searches per day.
Erin Tool to use increase comprehension. Parents
Erin I thought we could discuss what is coming up in education and discuss how these new tools can acually support literacy growth and development. We could mention some specific programs such as iMovie. I included a video of a teacher in california who uses twitter in his classroom.
St. Pete High Talk
Guiding Your ChildToward Success inLiteracy ThroughTechnology IntegrationSt. Petersburg High School2/22/12Erin E. Margarella, M.Ed., M.A.Matthew U. Blankenship, M.A.
Agenda Welcome and Introductions Did You Know? The changing face of literacy The literacy/ technology connection Using technology to support literacy development Questions
Did You Know? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8 &feature=related
The Changing Face of Technology What is literacy? How literacy is measured in Florida?
The Changing Face of Technology New Technologies: E-books, internet, video games Instant access Vast opportunities Causes for concern: Lack of “filtering” Overload of material Overstimulation for struggling readers
Why are Literacy and Technology Merging Together? 2011 NAEP