Asheboro City Schools Parent Technology Classes Example Literacy Sites

  • Traditional Literacy-Reading, writing, speaking, listening-Example www.ncwiseowl.org
  • Information Literacy-The ability to identify what information is needed and the ability to locate, evaluate, and use information –Example-Son of Citation Machine http://citationmachine.net/index2.php
  • Visual Literacy –The ability to understand and produce visual messages- Example-Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach
http://www.humanities.umd.edu/technology/visuallit/rollover/tarbeach2/tarbeach2.html
  • Critical Literacy-The ability to question, challenge, and evaluate the meanings and purposes of texts;
the ability to read texts in an active, reflective manner in order to better understand power, inequality, and injustice in human relationships. -Example-Fractured fairy tale http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/fairytales/
  • Media Literacy-The ability to question, analyze, evaluate, and create media messages-Example-
Media observation sheet http://www.readwritethink.org/resources/resource-print.html?id=96
Digital Literacy-The ability to use digital technologies, communication tools, or networks to locate, use, create, and evaluate information. Example- edmodo http://www.edmodo.com/


January 27, 2010

AHS Parent Classes


BBC Computer Tutor

New User Practice

GCF LearnFree.org

Internet Safety Tutorial




Pat:

Bibliography Maker

Certificate Street

Google answer: Type the math problem right into www.google.com and it will give you the answer
Pat and Alice: EtherPad
Alice:

Student Example using Wikispaces

Educational Organization Example using Wikispaces

Google Wonder Wheel

Google Forms must have Google account

Jigsaw Planet

Nan:

Pocket Mod

National Archives/Digital Vault

Tag Galaxy

Common Sense Media

Cyber Smart

Marty, Tina & Cathy:

Prezi

Glogster

Discovery Education:

Best of the Web video demo of Glogster

Spell with Flickr

Blio demo

10 Cool Web 2.0 Tools for Educators, Part 2

AASL Smackdown Web 2.0 Meets Standards

Web Tools 4 U 2 Use

T & L Conference Presentation-Mark Garrison- 50 Sites in 60 Minutes