Asheboro City Schools Parent Technology Classes Example Literacy Sites

  • Traditional Literacy-Reading, writing, speaking, listening-Example
  • Information Literacy-The ability to identify what information is needed and the ability to locate, evaluate, and use information –Example-Son of Citation Machine
  • Visual Literacy –The ability to understand and produce visual messages- Example-Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach
  • 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
  • Media Literacy-The ability to question, analyze, evaluate, and create media messages-Example-
Media observation sheet
Digital Literacy-The ability to use digital technologies, communication tools, or networks to locate, use, create, and evaluate information. Example- edmodo

January 27, 2010

AHS Parent Classes

BBC Computer Tutor

New User Practice


Internet Safety Tutorial


Bibliography Maker

Certificate Street

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

Student Example using Wikispaces

Educational Organization Example using Wikispaces

Google Wonder Wheel

Google Forms must have Google account

Jigsaw Planet


Pocket Mod

National Archives/Digital Vault

Tag Galaxy

Common Sense Media

Cyber Smart

Marty, Tina & Cathy:



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