Presentation Title

Connected: Using 21st Century Technology to Promote Digital Literacy

Location

Room 210

Type of Presentation

Workshop (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Target Audience

K-12

Abstract

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Presentation Description

In the age of iPads, Kindles, and smartphones, there are numerous challenges and opportunities to “connect” with the digital learner in the K-12 learning environment. This workshop is an interactive forum to explore and present information literacy solutions using the latest 21st Century technology. As a result, workshop attendees will discover both conventional and innovative methods to promote core digital literacy skills: (1) strong reading and writing skills, (2) the ability to use technology effectively, (3) an understanding of digital content, and (4) effective communication with digital tools.

Keywords

Digital learning, K-12, Information literacy, Reading skills, Writing skills, Technology in education, Digital communications

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 22nd, 11:15 AM Sep 22nd, 12:45 PM

Connected: Using 21st Century Technology to Promote Digital Literacy

Room 210

See presentation description.