“ItsEasierThanYouThink,” a new national digital literacy awareness campaign, kicked off Monday, September 2, 2013 with a White House petition and several public service announcement (PSA) videos addressing the education factors that contribute to the online education and skills gap in America. The Goals of the “ItsEasierThanYouThink” Digital Literacy Campaign: – Raise awareness with the public … Read More » “Net Literacy Supports ItsEasierThanYouThink.org Digital Inclusion Campaign”
Net Literacy rarely endorses a product or service but A Platform for Good’s Digital Citizenship Cards have our seal of approval. The cards cover the basics from safety to online responsibility, and are meant to give parents the confidence and skills to have meaningful conversations about digital citizenship as their kids return back to school … Read More » “Net Literacy Recommends “A Platform for Good’s” Digital Citizenship Cards”
Click on this link to find additional resources from “Know The Net” – http://www.knowthenet.org.uk/knowledge-centre/advice-parents/resource-list Click on this link to download the PDF from “Know The Net” entitled “Net Speak” – http://www.netliteracy.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/NetSpeak-PDF-2013.pdf NetSpeak PDF 2013
Net Literacy’s Fishers Junior High chapter was honored by a visit from Congresswoman Brooks (Indiana’s 5th Congressional District), and the 15 student volunteers that met her and talked with her were thrilled! “I was so impressed when I learned about your leadership and what you were doing,” said Representative Brooks as she explained to the … Read More » “Congresswoman Susan Brooks Talks With Student Volunteers at Fishers Junior High and Joins Net Literacy’s Honorary Board!”
Indianapolis Public Schools, Indiana’s largest school district is using 46 Net Literacy student-created videos to help teach online safety. The videos were uploaded to IPSTube and can be viewed by clicking on this link: http://ipstube.ips.k12.in.us/search/?search_id=internet+safety&search_type=search_videos&x=0&y=0 They were also loaded to the IPS’s Curriculum Resources and their Technology Competencies. IPS is using the voice of net savvy … Read More » “Indiana’s Largest School District Uses 46 Student Created Videos to Teach Online Safety”
One size does not fit all and Lone Eagle Consulting helps provide online training for rural remote, at-risk, and indigenous learners. We especially liked this focus on indigenous learners and wanted to share the following: The Self-directed Digital Literacy Training and Resource Guide for All Learners Lone Eagle Online Courses Community Training Resources Social Media … Read More » “Lone Eagle Consulting’s “People Ready” Broadband Entrepreneurship and Digital Literacy Curriculum”
click on the link to watch Google Education On Air: http://youtu.be/gNjnqwJdwt4 . [flowplayer src=’http://www.netliteracy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Hangout-Final.flv’ width=468 height=375] . Hangout information Saturday, December 8, 6pm Eastern Live on the Google+ page of Dan Kent Hashtag #netlit Send online reputation questions to: [email protected] . Session description This Google Education On Air provides practical and actionable strategies to students … Read More » “Collier, Lordan, Sheburne, and Kent Co-host “How Today’s Digital Natives Can Enhance their Online Reputations” on Google Education On Air”
In 2003, a team of middle school students founded Net Literacy and today, middle school students are still making a difference! To read more, click on the image below or to read the article directly at At Fishers by clicking on this LINK.
Click on the video below to listen to Dave McClure’s sage insights and perspectives about the Internet, produced for South Africa’s iWeek 2012. [flowplayer src=’http://www.netliteracy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/David-McClure.flv’ width=468 height=375] . Dave McClure was elected a “Net Literacy Hero” in 2010 and is a member of Net Literacy’s Honorary Board.