What Does it Mean to be Literate?

When we discuss literacy we often think about reading and writing.  However,  there are other ways that we can be literate.  Common Sense Media states that media literacy is the ability to identify different types of media and understand the messages they’re sending.  We are all exposed to forms of media literacy, TV, internet, radio,

Role of DigCit Today and in the Future

What Role Does Digital Citizenship Play in Education? What role do schools and teachers play when it comes to teaching about digital citizenship? As we know it, schools and teachers need to play a role in developing and preparing students to become digital citizens.  In Digital Citizenship Education in Saskatchewan Schools, Dr. Alec Couros and Katia Hildebrandt

How Should Schools Change?

The culture of education in school has changed.  Even since I have left as a student in 2012.  I believe as I had stated in a previous blog post, “Learning and Unlearning”, teachers are no longer the gatekeepers of knowledge.  Students have access to knowledge through the internet.  Educators must become facilitators of learning. Too