7/3 #literacies Chat Special Event with Fordham University Literacy Institute

Struggling with the transition in teaching and learning from a factory model to a personalized, connected model? Join the #literacies chat special event, or consider these questions for your own school district.

#literacies chat

Please join us on July 3rd, 10:30-11:30 AM EST for a Special #literacies Chat with the participants of the Fordham University Literacy Institute! Many of these participants will be chatting on Twitter for the first time. The participants, a mix of doctoral students, elementary school teachers, and English and Social Studies teachers, will be spending the summer considering what it means to be a contemporary learner. From the Literacy Institute:

photo (12)As we look to the future of education, we know we must engage learners digitally. We must develop digital literacies and critical content knowledge, and we must transform classrooms and schools that have evolved from industrial models. Institute participants will examine where we are headed and provide tools for how to get there.

Guiding Questions:

  • Who are contemporary learners?
  • What is the potential for teaching and learning in an age of Web 2.0?
  • How can we use technologies to build literacy and content knowledge and…

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