Designing Information for Media Literacy
Innovative design crosses over all aspects of education. The American Society for Innovation Design in Education, or ASIDE, seeks to infuse curriculum with new approaches to teaching and thinking. Integrating the design of information into the daily conversation is an essential part of the teacher's toolkit and the purpose of the ASIDE blog. The underpinning of innovation and educational design is based on looking at the information available and communicating meaning for a world of…
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iPads in the Classroom
An extensive site of information regarding the use of iPads in the classroom. Includes many links to apps that can be used in literacy in addition to links that are excellent for other areas of SEN.
Digital Literacies: Concepts, Policies and Practices (New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies)
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SEEK search skills game
Andrew Walsh has made his card game SEEK available under a Creative Commons license for free download. You have the instructions, notes for tutors and the cards (front and back) ready to print out. The winner is the first person to get to ten points: you gain points by responding to a question from the cards correctly. The cards tell you to do things like identify the most important words in a search question and think of synonyms for searching (see examples on the right, click on the…
Project Information Literacy
Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a nonprofit research institute that conducts ongoing, national studies on what it is like being a student in the digital age. In the past decade, PIL has...