Being digitally literate today means much more than having technical know-how. It encompasses the ability to move fluidly between our digital and analog worlds. Most important, it encompasses a level of intention and criticality that sets one up for success in a world that will continue to evolve at a relentless pace.
The Digital Literacy and Learning collections build on the skills students need for this fluency by focusing on
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Four dimensions of critical media pedagogy and how to help students consume and produce media with a more critical lens. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Ernest Morrell
Guiding principles to better understand, assess, and support students’ critical engagement with new media forms.
Speaker(s): Earl Aguilera
Six principals of mindful digital literacy practices, plus a step-by-step activity on embracing active listening with a simulated Twitter chat. *This video is excerpted from a full session.
Speaker(s): Troy Hicks
A primer on game-based literacies and how games, like print texts, are filled with features and mechanics ripe for analysis. *This video was created exclusively for the Digital Literacy and Learning collection.
Speaker(s): Alex Corbitt
How using inclusive literature can empower students to use their cultural schema to build their digital literacy skills. *This video is excerpted from a full session. (Note: This video also appears in the ages 5–11 collection, but the 12+ and combo collection excerpt features an additional segment on middle school reading recommendations.)
Speaker(s): Shontoria Walker
Reframing discussions about how adolescents are taught to comprehend and interact with a variety of digital texts.
Author(s): Kristen Hawley Turner, Troy Hicks, Lauren Zucker
Instructional strategies that help students attend to the ways in which their own culturally situated viewpoints influence the meanings they make online.
Author(s): Brady L. Nash
An examination of the varied ways in which digital tools and multiple modalities can tap into emergent bilingual students’ academic and linguistic strengths.
Author(s): Blaine E. Smith, Mark B. Pacheco, Mariia Khorosheva
A close look at how students in a youth participatory action research project used photography, collage, and videography to transform their school hallways into a space for critical conversations about race and gender.
Author(s): Tiffany DeJaynes, Christopher Curmi-Hall
The real-world learning and critical connections that are made when educators teach both digital skills and digital literacies.
Author(s): Maha Bali