Presented by Ana Moreno, Instructional Technology Specialist, Kennesaw State University
Moderated by Jennifer Ehehalt, Sr. Regional Manager, Common Sense Education
Interacting with technology is second nature to children these days. But, even though they are tech savvy, they might not have the keyboarding and digital citizenship skills to make them stronger and more adept learners. In a recent edWebinar, “Keys to Success for Digital Natives,” experts explained that digital natives still need to strengthen their technological know-how in this context, and offered strategies teachers can use to build these much-needed skills.
Being an informed contributor to America’s democratic practices and principles requires strong media literacy skills. Without them, even the most civic-minded will find it hard to assess and interpret the mass of information out in the world. Jeff Knutson, Common Sense Education Content Strategist and Senior Producer, recognizes how challenging it is for students to negotiate media. In an edWebinar sponsored by Common Sense Education, Knutson outlined ways teachers can support students as they strengthen their media literacy to knowledgeably participate in civic engagement.
Presented by Dr. Dan Zapp, Senior Director of Research, EVERFI; and Gianna Gurga, Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher, Dag Hammarskjöld Middle School (CT)
Moderated by Chloe Sanducci, Schools Implementation Manager, EVERFI
Join this edWebinar to learn about where to find quality resources to teach news and media literacy in your classroom and get tips on facilitating discussions and lessons about the news and current events.
Presented by Keith R. Kline, OTR/L; and Valerie Zaryczny, OTR/L
In this edWebinar, learn tips and tricks to teach digital natives new technology skills effectively and the importance of implementing digital citizenship lessons into your keyboarding program
Presented by Sara Smith, Creative Director, FableVision Learning; and Stephanie Corrente, Senior Learning Leader, Eduscape
As controversies about the pandemic, climate change, and social justice continue to make headlines, these same topics also provide opportunities for students to learn and apply media literacy skills that will help them with their course work, personal lives, and civic engagement.
Presented by Khuzama Rizwan Khan, Director of Program and Knowledge Management, Girl Rising; and Stacie Cassat Green, Principal, 64 Crayons
Moderated by Kayce Freed Jennings, Director of the Girl Rising Educator Program, Girl Rising