Tag Archives: digital literacy

Cool Tool | QwertyTown 2.0

In an age of students thumbing away on their smartphones, there are still plenty of desktop computers, laptops, and tablets—and thus there remains a type of literacy that’s just as vital as clearly pronouncing your words and speaking articulately for … Continue reading

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Better Resources

What is the state of digital media in higher education? GUEST COLUMN | by Patrick Merfert We conducted the 2016 State of Digital Media in Higher Education survey after hearing from students, faculty, and administrators that digital media and visual … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | QwertyTown

QwertyTown has reinvented how students learn how to type through a web-based keyboarding app that teaches typing and online communication skills. Students are driven to succeed by QwertyTown’s gamification features, social motivation, powerful teacher reports, and a deep understanding of how … Continue reading

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The New Reference Shelf

As technology evolves, promoting digital literacy through online video. GUEST COLUMN | by Laurie Burruss Technology continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, making software skills and digital literacy critical to student and employee success in the 21st century. Community … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Model

‘Steel City’ innovation blazes trail for 21st century American learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Lewis Long From steel to steak sauce and Mr. Rogers to Andy Warhol, Pittsburgh has a long and storied reputation as a foundry of American … Continue reading

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A Little Magic

My quest to get kids reading real books, with the power of smartphones. GUEST COLUMN | by Dave Fahrer Most parents — luddites and the Amish aside — are raising digital natives: kids who know how to use smartphones better … Continue reading

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What It Means to Be Digitally Expressive

Bridging the creativity gap with mobile tools in education.    INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Passionate about inspiring and engaging educators and students to create, and not just consume digital media, Tacy Trowbridge has led national programs and organizations to … Continue reading

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Trends | Internet Essentials

As you may know, there have been a number of articles in the media recently about in-home Internet and its important role in education. Pew just released a survey about how teachers use technology, and the digital divide was very … Continue reading

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