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Digital Literacy

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Resources, ideas and strategies for increasing student awareness of and achievement in digital literacy and digital citizenship

Video - TEDxWarwick – Doug Belshaw – The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies

The Essential Elements of Digital literacy


EDTalks Video - Slipping Literacy under the Radar - Emma Watts
Emma Watts is a 2013 CORE Education eFellow. She believes passionately in the power of multimedia for engaging and extending student learning, especially in the area of literacy.  
Slipping literacy under the radar  

Enabling e-Learning Video - Improving student writing with digital stories
Improving student writing through digital stories  

Technology enables students to really ‘hear’ poetry. Here are some tools available to us that are so user friendly. 

Fotobabble allows us to capture a photo of our work and read it on.
Voicethread allows us to record onto a range of images.
Vocaroo is a quick and easy way to share voice messages.
Voki lets you add voice to your avatar.
Telegami lets you create and share an animated message.

Further tools

Padlet. “Padlet (formerly known as Wallwisher) is a unique web-based “paper” platform for creating collage-style shareable multimedia projects.”

Prezi.   “Prezi is an online tool for creating stunning and dynamic visual presentations. Great for organizing, brainstorming, and sharing ideas online.”