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Digital literacy

Students need to know how to differentiate scholarly web documents from less reliable sources.

Things that seem as facts are not always wholly agreed upon and students need to learn how different sources represent these facts

By looking at the back links, or seeing who links to the website in question can shed light on the reliability/validity of the source.

Information posted online may be stored for long periods of time. Students need to learn how to effectively and appropriately communicate using this digital technology.

Students need to know that different digital realms have their own literacy requirements. Ex. Good punctuation is not expected when exchanging instant messages but is when exchanging e mails.

With the amount information posted to the web increasing exponentially, students need to learn strategies that will help them navigate and organize content easily.

Relating content to students' lives.

Many students relate to some form of technology everyday and so it is important that teachers integrate technology with their content.

In today's information age, teachers have access to numerous resources that can help them make lessons more engaging and fun for students.

Teachers Role

Teachers need to model appropriate and academically responsible use of technology.

Teachers need to promote digital literacy and therefore must integrate technology in the classroom.

Teachers need to protect students from dangers posed by the internet and technology.

Teachers need to advocate for technology resources for their school!