Can you make a playlist?

Roofdog: Can you make a playlist? Playlist = a list of recorded songs or pieces of music chosen Digital Literacy Quiz Can you make a playlist? Continuing our gamification of the social web, points to our friends who can make a public or semi-public playlist on GooglePlay, YouTube, and other channels. Why? Making and maintaining …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. Participants choose what they want to learn and score their own performances. The Digital Literacy Quiz is part of our ongoing, effort of cyber housekeeping — updating social web components and widgets embedded on our …

Literacy Links

Photo: Henderson Libraries Links related to literacy presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/27/17787916/reader-come-home-maryanne-wolf-neuroscience-brain-changes https://www.wired.com/story/returning-to-reading Literacy = The ability to read and write. We’re creating a digital literacy quiz platform by platform (or social web channel by social web channel). What if we addressed digital literacy as a form of capacity building? September 8 is …

Two-Step Authentication

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Two-Step Authentication = Two-factor authentication is a method of confirming users’ claimed identities by using a combination of two different factors: 1) something they know, 2) something they have, or 3) something they are. A good example of two-factor authentication is the withdrawing of money from an ATM; only the correct combination of …

International Literacy Day is September 8

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay History September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Celebrations take place around the world. Key Links http://en.unesco.org/themes/literacy-all/literacy-day Concept Note Education 2030: Incheon Declaration and Framework for …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2019 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation …

Digital Literacy

Buzzwords Digital Literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills. – ALA Connect What if we thought of digital literacy as a form of capacity building? 2019 Report Researchers at Princeton University and New York University found that people 65 …

International Literacy Day 2018

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day is celebrated annually worldwide and brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field. Key Links https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/literacyday Concept note (PDF) Translating: International Literacy Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Alfabetización Chinanteco de San Felipe …

Literacy

Buzzwords Literacy = The ability to read and write Celebrations September 8 is International Literacy Day Slideshare Literacy Day Embedded Tweets if you can read this keep doing New Zealand proud — Brendan Kelly (@brendankellol) December 6, 2017 Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Literacy Links International Literacy Day is …