Saturday, February 11, 2012

Teaching and learning literacy in the Digital Age

I suggest to read this article about the need teachers have "to meet students half way and embrace the changing literacies of a digital age". It is written by Dr Alison Hramiak and published in the Guardian Professional,

As it currently stands, the school ICT and computing curriculum does little, if anything, to stimulate an interest in these key subject areas. From key stage 3 upwards, the focus tends to be on spreadsheets and databases, and an overuse of Word and PowerPoint,...."


"What will count as literate in these babies' lifetime? Literacies are changing and we need to embrace them". Photograph: www.alamy.com

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