Literate in Today’s World

“The ability to read and write,” is how Oxford Languages defines literate. Pretty simple. Broad, but narrow. Trying to expand this a little bit, literacy is the ability to identify, interpret, understand, and communicate through the skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening effectively. Representing is in the ELA curriculum, so I am going to add that to skill list as well. UNESCO helps modernize this idea by stating that, “beyond its conventional concept as a set of reading, writing…

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Emotional Damage 🎶

In Digital Citizenship We can warn people about being socially appropriate for our audience when posting, but it doesn’t always seem to make sense until you’ve made your own media “mistake”. Teaching students about netiquette and visibility settings is a great place to start. But it isn’t enough to protect students from all possible situations … Continue reading Emotional Damage 🎶

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