In many school districts today, digital literacy skills are not being systematically taught, and differing levels of focus on them has resulted in differing levels of ability. Just as we address varying levels of reading proficiency, it’s important that we ensure consistent digital skills development across all of the core subject areas.
The future careers of your students depend on their ability to understand and harness digital tools. 96% of employed Americans use digital technology daily and 62% say the Internet is an integral part of their jobs. A recent report estimated the cost to the U.S. economy of lost productivity due to the “digital skills gap” as roughly $1.3 trillion a year.
In this edWebinar, Jeff Meyer, Director of Education from Learning.com, will provide insight on the 12 essentials of digital literacy and:
- Core subject area standards that require students to demonstrate digital literacy skills
- Ideas for incorporating these essential digital literacy skills into core subject areas
- How to evaluate the effectiveness of your digital literacy programs
Elementary and middle school level teachers, technology coordinators, library media specialists, and school administrators will benefit from attending. There will be time for questions after Jeff’s presentation. Join us to learn how to incorporate critical digital literacy skills into core subject areas.
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