Category Archives: Literacy

Geography Awareness Week-Get Lost in Mapping: Find Your Place in the World

I am guest blogging on My Wonderful World Blog (National Geographic Education Foundation) in honor of Geography Awareness Week 2009 the week of November 15 – 21! This year’s theme…

(R)Evolution Process of Iran and Information Literacy

A few days ago, I read a tweet with a link to the following video clip from  Rachel Maddow‘s The Revolution will be Digitized. If I remember correctly, the original…

Teaching Students About Using Images off Wikipedia

We want our students to start creating… We want them to use different media to express themselves, demonstrate their understanding, learning and connections to the world. So, the teacher has…

Using a Chat Room in the Classroom

While in Bangkok visiting Kim Cofino from Always Learning and Chrissy Hellyer from Teaching Sagittarian, I attended a session of CoTaIL (Certificate of Technology and Information Literacy) that is being…

Don’t Believe Everything You See Online

Why is our first impulse to believe something that we see, read or hear? Especially if it is in print, online or comes in an “officially” looking packaging? How do…