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  1. Jul 2021
    1. Read: Search, Navigate, Synthesize, Evaluate Example - Learners are problem-solving when they are able to use the web to search and critically evaluate information to synthesize findings that support a researched opinion.

      Good to know where information is coming from

    2. Examining and understanding the consequences of sharing data online.

      Important to teach to young students

    3. Understanding the needs of audiences in order to make relevant contributions to a community.

      It is good to know your audience before sharing anything with digital content.

    4. Knowing how to read, write, and participate in the digital world has become the 4th basic foundational skill next to the three Rs—reading, writing, and arithmetic—in a rapidly evolving, networked world.

      The digital world is constantly evolving and learning how to use it is so important.

  2. www.literacyworldwide.org www.literacyworldwide.org
    1. Although Wikipedia is not a scholarly source, it is usually a good enough first stop to learn about something. However, students need to know how it is updated.

      Teaching students to look where information is coming from is so important.

    2. do we remind them of the risks of placing their information online and give them choices of how much personal information to reveal?

      I believe this is so important to teach younger generations as social media and online platforms have a very large audience.

    3. Doug Belshaw’s eight elements of digital literacies, I have just mentioned the civic, critical, creative, and communicative. The other four are cultural, cognitive, constructive, and confidence.

      These all become important while learning about the importance of digital literacies.

    4. For example, teaching digital skills would include showing students how to download images from the Internet and insert them into PowerPoint slides or webpages. Digital literacy would focus on helping students choose appropriate images, recognize copyright licensing, and cite or get permissions, in addition to reminding students to use alternative text for images to support those with visual disabilities.

      I believe this is very true. Early in my education I learned more about technical skills such as typing and making power points but it was not until years later that I learned how to search for accurate and creditable information.