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Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

May 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Civic and global literacy

May 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Civic and global literacy

This is the ninth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, data literacy, information and digital literacy, and tool literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse civic and global skills into the

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

April 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Tool literacy

This is the eighth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, data literacy and information and digital literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to help students attain the

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

March 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Information and digital literacy

This is the seventh in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, numeracy, and data literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse information literacy and digital literacy skills into the curriculum. The thirteen literacies

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

February 2015: Literacies for the digital age: Data literacy

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, historical literacy, and numeracy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse data literacy skills into the curriculum. The thirteen literacies

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

January 2015: Literacies for the digtal age: Numeracy

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first four posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, media literacy and historical literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse numeracy, one of the traditional literacies along with reading and writing, into the

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

December 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Historical literacy

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first three posts covered financial literacy, visual literacy, and media literacy. This post will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse historical literacy into the curriculum. The thirteen literacies I feel need to be explored, practiced and mastered by

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

November 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Media literacy

This is the third in a series of blog posts highlighting the digital literacies our students will need to succeed. The first post dealt with financial literacy, the second with visual literacy, and this one will provide you with some ideas on how to infuse media literacy into the curriculum. The literacies I feel need

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

October 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Visual literacy

I have identified thirteen literacies important for students to master, which you can see below. This is the second in a series. Last month I discussed financial literacy. The topic for this month is visual literacy. Visual literacy, as defined by the Association of College and Research Libraries, “is a set of abilities that enables

Kathy Schrock's Katch of the Month

September 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Financial literacy

I have identified thirteen literacies important for students to master, which you can see below.  Lisa Nielsen, in her blog post “Should the new math be financial literacy?” states “we have lost focus on preparing young people for what will matter in their real lives. If the education system were to provide some financial literacy

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