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Why Being Digitally Literate Helps Students to Succeed in School and in Life

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Educators and schools have an increasing responsibility to develop students into individuals who can succeed and thrive in an era of digital information and communication. But do you know what these skills are and what you can do to help foster them in the classroom? Join Jerry Swiatek as he explores why it's important for students to develop 21st century digital skills and discusses what Digital Literacy looks like in a classroom.

In addition to explaining some of the basic technology skills and concepts students should know, Jerry will explain how being digitally literate can make students more employable and contribute to students' success in school and in future careers. He will also address using a variety of digital tools in the classroom, incorporating social media into learning and developing Internet search literacy. Come discover ways to increase your students' digital literacy!

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Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 @ 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Business Education, College & Career Readiness
Tags: digital literacy, digital natives, student success

Reviews (9)

Full Member
As usual, a great presentation!
Full Member
Very useful, thank you!
Full Member
Great info we can share with our school as we roll out Digital Citizenship training. Can't wait to see video mentioned "Don't Copy that Floppy."
Full Member
Extremely informative.
Basic Member
Digital literacy skills developed by students using the suggestions in this webinar will help students succeed in careers and in life.
Full Member
Great introduction to digital literacy. Leaves one wanting to know more. Thank you Jerry.
Basic Member
Very informative presentation, Jerry. Thank you so much.
Basic Member
Lots of great information.
Full Member
Great presentation.
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