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Digital Literacy 2011: Diigo for Education

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Note: This post is part of an occasional series of entries devoted to my 7th Grade Digital Literacy Course. Social bookmarking is nothing new; itLists.com started the concept of shared bookmarks way back in 1996.  Of the myriad tools developed since that time (remember Backflip, Simpy, and Furl?), a handful have withstood the fickle nature [...]

Digital Literacy 2011: Learning Style Inventory

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

This fall I am once again teaching a “Digital Literacy” course for all seventh grade students.  This trimester class, which meets once every six days, serves as a foundation for our Tablet PC program and is designed to empower students to answer two essential questions: How does your passion affect and reflect who you are [...]

Digital Literacy 2010: Social Networking

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

As I noted last week, our 7th grade Digital Literacy course is designed to prepare students for living and learning in the 21st century and is guided by two essential questions: How does your passion affect and reflect who you are as a person and learner? How does technology affect and reflect who you are [...]