ILA Resource Collection: Digital Literacy and Learning, Ages 5-11 and 12+


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

  • Youth expertise, interests, and out-of-school practices
  • Meaningful, productive play and engagement
  • Mindful practices that foster critical literacies and digital citizenship
  • Scaffolding and assessment
  • Personal inquiry and online research


About the Resource Collection


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Ernest Morrell on Critical Media Literacy

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Ernest Morrell on Critical Media Literacy

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


Kristin Ziemke and Katie Muhtaris on Rethinking Digital Learning

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Kristin Ziemke and Katie Muhtaris on Rethinking Digital Learning

Modeling reading across devices, applying reading strategies to images and media, and encouraging self-assessment with digital tools. *This video is excerpted from a full session.

Speaker(s): Kristin Ziemke, Katie Muhtaris


Earl Aguilera on Engaging Students’ Critical Digital Literacies

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Earl Aguilera on Engaging Students’ Critical Digital Literacies

Guiding principles to better understand, assess, and support students’ critical engagement with new media forms.

Speaker(s): Earl Aguilera


Troy Hicks on Digital Diligence and Civil Online Discourse

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Troy Hicks on Digital Diligence and Civil Online Discourse

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


Alex Corbitt on Game-Based Literacies

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Alex Corbitt on Game-Based Literacies

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


Shontoria Walker on Building Digital Literacy Skills Using Culturally Relevant Literature

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Shontoria Walker on Building Digital Literacy Skills Using Culturally Relevant Literature

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


Connected Reading: A Framework for Understanding How Adolescents Encounter, Evaluate, and Engage With Texts in the Digital Age

Connected Reading: A Framework for Understanding How Adolescents Encounter, Evaluate, and Engage With Texts in the Digital Age

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


Constructing Meaning Online: Teaching Critical Reading in a Post-Truth Era

Constructing Meaning Online: Teaching Critical Reading in a Post-Truth Era

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


Digital Play as Purposeful Productive Literacies in African American Boys

Digital Play as Purposeful Productive Literacies in African American Boys

The ways in which African American boys use digital tools and texts to learn, self-identify, foster agency, and cultivate their identities.

Author(s): Tisha Lewis Ellison, Marva Solomon


Emergent Bilingual Students and Digital Multimodal Composition: A Systematic Review of Research in Secondary Classrooms

Emergent Bilingual Students and Digital Multimodal Composition: A Systematic Review of Research in Secondary Classrooms

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