An article in the Fall 2017 issue of the Teaching Tolerance magazine, Speaking of Digital Literacy..., outlines important terms to know to help understand "how the brain processes information can help students unravel the origins of fake news and other mysteries of the internet."
You can also check out the Toolkit for Speaking of Digital Literacy to get a sneak preview of a new digital literacy project with lessons for grades K-8.
Here is another great resource relating to digital privacy. Click on the link below for the full article.
What can educators do to protect data?
Due to the vast amount of privacy concerns, it can be difficult to know where to begin in order to make sure our online data is completely secure. Instead of becoming overwhelmed with each and every aspect of online confidentiality, educators should focus on the following three areas when teaching students.
There is also a really great breakdown of the laws you should know regarding student privacy.
What do you think of these recommendations? Do you have any recommendations of your own? Let Courtney know!
For Elementary Team Plan Day on November 9th, we are going to have a Tech Morning at TAC. We are looking for librarians who would be interested in presenting that day or for topics you would like more training on related to technology. Send Courtney your ideas for sessions you can present or sessions you would like to attend!
The fastest way to get your questions answered is to contact the right person!
McKenzie White (531) 299-9362 Instructional technology , ITL Program
The School of Information at San José State University is the founding conference sponsor, and additional support has been provided by Follett. Please register as a member of the Library 2.0 network to be kept informed of future events. Recordings from previous years are available under the Archives tab at Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0 YouTube channel.
Registration will give you access to the live event and to the event recordings. An event reminder and additional connecting information will be sent just prior to the event.
Some of our librarians decorate their book returns to help highlight them or to entertain their patrons. If you are interested in doing so as well, check out these ideas found on Pinterest. If you decorate your book return, send Courtney a picture to share!
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