Category Archives: Literacy

Skilled, LIterate & Fluent in the Digital World

I have been intrigued with the relationship of being skilled, literate and fluent in the Digital World for a while. We are focusing at school to look through the lens…

How Does iPad Workflow Fluency Look Like in Kindergarten

Recently, I tried to explain to a teacher from another school how we are trying to use iPads BEYOND apps. We have over 100 apps on our school iPads and…

Critical Literacy: Is Notion of Traditional Reading and Writing Enough?

Is traditional reading and writing enough to be considered literate in the 21st century?I have put together my thoughts via a slide deck. Please note, that I am not advocating…

Annotexting

The following is a collaborative guest post by Michael Fisher and Jeanne Tribuzzi , of the Curriculum 21 Faculty. The companion LIVEBINDER OF INTERACTIVE TOOLS IS HERE. Expecting students to…

Skilled? Literate? Fluent?

I have written about 21st Century Skills, Literacies and Fluency before. I listed a definition and differences between being literate and fluent. Fluency is defined by Free Dictionary as: Ability…