Digital Literacy & Digital Citizenship: By Design

Dear Teachers, This week's topic for that grad program I keep writing about is "Creating Significant Learning Plans," and I'm back in at least somewhat familiar territory. My district has been using Wiggins & McTighe's Understanding by Design (2005) model of curriculum design for several years, so this week's assignment to use UbD to plan … Continue reading Digital Literacy & Digital Citizenship: By Design

Crucial Conversations about Digital Literacy

Dear Teachers, At last I am coming to the end of my current grad course. It's been something of a brutal five weeks, with coursework that has been challenging to me in addition to my personal whirlwind of professional learning delivery, including multiple Google-related classes, three sessions at the Summer Elementary Academy, Code.org training, a … Continue reading Crucial Conversations about Digital Literacy