Digital Literacy Tools (for kids, for teachers)

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  1. 1. DIGITAL LITERACY TOOLS Jen Robinson Marin County Free Library NUSD 1-on-1 Device Pilot
  2. 2. TECHNOLOGY SKILLS & SCOPE TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATION Create for different types of audiences Use variety of tools Create, edit and saves graphic files Strategic use of media to enhance understanding Use of digital cameras and audio devices COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION Use a variety of media to present information Demonstrate different techniques (editing, color, etc.) Collaborate with others on project GATHERING AND USING INFORMATION Use effective search strategies Appropriate technical terms ORGANIZING INFORMATION Select and record relevant information Arrange information in logical order Organize notes in appropriate format GRADES 6-12 adapted from Fresno County Office of Education Recommended Digital Literacy and Technology Skills to Support the California Common Core State Standards and GRADES K-8 from Reed Union School District Millennial Project: Scope and Sequence
  3. 3. EVERNOTE Gathering & Using Information Organizing Information Communication & Collaboration
  4. 4. ALIGNMENTS Sharing work with partners Getting feedback Gathering information Organizing information Keeping track of sources/citations Working in the cloud
  5. 5. WHY ITS GREAT! Clip from webpages, save: - images - links - screenshots - descriptions and tags Take photos of notes, post-its, and whiteboards with your phone Save from email and get it out of your inbox Set reminders for assignments Great for notes and bits of information
  6. 6. TRELLO Gathering & Using Information Organizing Information Communication & Collaboration
  7. 7. TRELLOhttp://www.trello.com Tagging, deck sorting, color categories Getting feedback Gathering information Organizing information Working in the cloud Collaborate with others on a project
  8. 8. TOUCHCAST Technology Communication Communication & Collaboration Organizing Information
  9. 9. ALIGNMENTS Create for different types of audiences Strategic use of media to enhance understanding Use of digital cameras and audio devices Arrange information in logical order Use a variety of media to present information Demonstrate different techniques (editing, color, etc.) Collaborate with others on project
  10. 10. TOUCHCAST Fun and easy to use Kids can do themselves and help each other iPad app records video and audio iPad app only Embed links to articles, websites and other media Can use greenscreen, news backgrounds, and other special effects
  11. 11. HAIKU DECK Technology Communication Communication & Collaboration Organizing Information
  12. 12. ALIGNMENTS Create for different types of audiences Strategic use of media to enhance understanding Arrange information in logical order Demonstrate different techniques (editing, color, etc.) Collaborate with others on project
  13. 13. HAIKU DECK Access to over 40 million free Creative Commons images Incredibly easy to use iPad and notebook friendly Isnt reliant on PowerPoint
  14. 14. THERES MORE OUT THERE So, so, so much more
  15. 15. STORYBIRDhttps://storybird.com/ Free for educators Artists contribute their work Picture book, long form, poetry kid friendly language on site! Can be printed or shared digitally
  16. 16. COMMON SENSE MEDIAhttp://www.commonsensemedia.org Unbiased reviews from adults and kids Great for apps, websites, movies, music, and videogames Unparalleled resource for age appropriate materials Learning Differences & Special Needs Guide Available en Espaol Also provides guidance for Digital Literacies, 1- on-1 programs and educator resources
  17. 17. PINTERESThttp://www.pinterest.com Useful for very visual learners UNIQUE: files are attached to sources, i.e. if its a picture from the Smithsonian website it will say so easier to see digital trail Easy to find related resources/sources CAVAET: notations made can be inaccurate or easily changed, so check main source
  18. 18. REVERSE IMAGE SEARCHhttp://images.google.com Track down a photos source Make sure you arent using someone elses intellectual or creative property Find images like the one you have
  19. 19. LIBRARY RESOURCES Free and easy to use
  20. 20. http://www.marinlibrary.org Youll need your library card and PIN
  21. 21. MANGO LANGUAGES Learn a little or a lot Interactive Learn by reading, listening, and speaking Watch movies to learn Streaming - needs wifi
  22. 22. LYNDA.COM Thousands of courses Streaming, needs wifi Focus on technical: web design, coding, Office Suite (Excel, etc.) Video tutorials with exercise files Accreditation/certificates Project Management courses
  23. 23. eBOOKS Over 50,000 titles: fiction, pop science, professional reading, everything youd find in a library building Read on iPads, Kindle, phones or computers All ages picture books through adult Can download while on wifi and read elsewhere
  24. 24. HOOPLA Streaming needs wifi Works on webisite or app Movies you actually want to share Can be viewed simultaneously, i.e. you can assign class to watch individually not limited by number of copies available All topics lots of documentaries Great resource for local history books
  25. 25. DISCOVER & GO Free Museum passes! Many popular (and pricey) local museums Look for MARINet under libraries Requires some preparation/planning ahead
  26. 26. Jen Robinson Digital Initiatives Manager jrobinson@marincounty.org