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Technologies for literacy

Posted on 16 Apr 2015 with 0 comments
21st century skills Digital literacy Pedagogy Teacher capacity

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How we socially connect and communicate with each other take many different forms entailing the use of new literacies. The challenge for teachers is how to make their students’ learning meaningful with these new literacy practices. A recent journal paper discusses how various technologies support the development of skills such as reading and writing.


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Twitter for pre-service teacher professional development

Posted on 02 Apr 2015 with 0 comments
Learning environment Social Media Teacher education

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Collaboration and sharing are central and driving forces in today’s knowledge age. Technology and the ever increasing supply of communication tools have enabled educators to connect and share knowledge and experience, debate issues and stimulate discussion around topics of interests. Twitter is one such social media service increasingly used by educators to build and sustain learning communities. A recent study explores pre-service teachers’ attitudes towards Twitter as an informal professional development tool.


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