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21st Century Literacy: Visual/Media Literacy

Monday, December 1st, 2008

As we continue to explore the concept of 21st century literacy, there are numerous resources available to guide our thinking, including ISTE’s National Educational Technology Standards, the enGauge 21st Century Skills, and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.  As a School, it is important that we come to understand these literacies and establish a universal [...]

Digital Literacy 101: Photo Sharing with Flickr

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Our 7th grade Digital Literacy Course has spent the last two lesson cycles exploring image editing with Photoshop Elements.  Because of the program’s versatility and the students’ desire to work with it in some detail, we did not have an opportunity to investigate photo sharing with Flickr.  As such, this post is something of an [...]

Digital Literacy 101: Image Editing

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Of all the topics we’ve explored thus far in the 7th grade Digital Literacy course, none have engaged the students and faculty quite like image editing; it seems that nearly everyone enjoys taking and manipulating digital images.  Just as “Googling” has become THE verb for searching the web, “Photoshopping” is the de facto standard for [...]