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Marti Weston

For Those Who Want to Lead, Read - John Coleman - Harvard Business Review - 2 views

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    Leadership and its connection to reading
Dolores Gende

No Defending Illiterate Educators « My Island View - 5 views

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    On the importance of educators being media literate as role models of learning
Sarah Hanawald

Is deep reading a thing of the past? - Books - NewsObserver.com - 2 views

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    This article also appeared in the Charlotte Observer. The question I have is "how can we teach students to read deeply online?" Because online text isn't going away.
Demetri Orlando

Information Literacy Wiki - 0 views

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    wiki by Harold Olerzj and librarian of Eisenhower school. Includes many resources, such as a pre-test
Scott Merrick

newliteracy » home - 0 views

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    a wiki-built project to attempt redefining the interface between curriculum and technology
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    This already has some good foundation and could help reframe discussions about tech curriculum
Sarah Hanawald

Truth: Can You Handle It? - washingtonpost.com - 0 views

  • subjects used them as an opportunity to reinforce their own beliefs.
  • "Since people have more choice, they can choose to read the things that reflect what they already believe.
  • If one quack repeats the same piece of information to you five times, it's nearly as effective as hearing the sound bite from five different reputable sources.
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  • truth can be elusive, but the fight for it can be rewarding.
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    How do we tell the difference between information and truth.
Sarah Hanawald

Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education (Techlearning blog) - 0 views

  • I believe that the read/write Web, or what we are calling Web 2.0, will culturally, socially, intellectually, and politically have a greater impact than the advent of the printing press.
  • Because it is in the act of our becoming a creator that our relationship with content changes, and we become more engaged and more capable at the same time. In a world of overwhelming content, we must swim with the current or tide (enough with water analogies!).
  • You may think that you don't have anything to teach the generation of students who seem so tech-savvy, but they really, really need you. For centuries we have had to teach students how to seek out information – now we have to teach them how to sort from an overabundance of information. We've spent the last ten years teaching students how to protect themselves from inappropriate content – now we have to teach them to create appropriate content. They may be "digital natives," but their knowledge is surface level, and they desperately need training in real thinking skills.
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  • We may be afraid to enter that world, but enter it we must, for they often swim in uncharted waters without the benefit of adult guidance.
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    This is why literacy still matters more than anything else.
Sarah Hanawald

Defining the Role of a 21st Century Literacy Specialist | always learning - 0 views

  • personal (and personable) support in the classroom is the key to the success of any technology-rich program, and 21st century literacy is no different.
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    From the 21st century literacy specialist at the international school Bangkok.
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