[Technology 1013] Re: technological literacy question

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Mariann Fedele MariannF at lacnyc.org
Wed May 16 17:03:42 EDT 2007


Hi Kelli,

Thanks for sharing this. It would be great if you could share the
workshops with the list as a whole, and any of the other pieces (the
blog and e-zine). I'm not familiar with the Lexile framework could you
tell me a bit more?



Best,

Mariann





Mariann Fedele

Director,

NYC Regional Adult Education Network

Literacy Assistance Center

Moderator,
NIFL Technology and Literacy Discussion List
32 Broadway 10th Floor
New York, New York 10004
212-803-3325
mariannf at lacnyc.org
www.lacnyc.org

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On Behalf Of Kelli Sandman-Hurley
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 4:42 PM
To: technology at nifl.gov
Subject: [Technology 1012] Re: technological literacy question



What a great question. We are currently using the Lexile framework to
help with 'leveling' websites we might recommend or write. We believe
that learners have to utilize technology (in our case, we are really
talking about the internet) in order to participate in this
technological society. In response to this, we are getting ready to
implement a Blog by learners for learners. I will be writing a WeBQuest
for those who read below the fifth grade level (we are a Library based
literacy program and are average reading level is below the third grade
level). We believe that by creating these resources, learners are not
only learning to navigate the internet to get the information they need,
but they are simultaneously improving their critical reading skills, and
through the blog, those elusive writing skills. The blog writing will
require them to pay attention to audience as well.

The ezine will be a next step. All the technology we use will help them
not only with their academic skills but will help them create a
community where it is safe to write. As we all know, those
extracurricular activities increase their persistence.



I highly suggest the book,

<http://www.amazon.com/New-Literacies-Colin-Lankshear/dp/033522010X/ref=
pd_bbs_sr_1/002-2132877-0537638?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1179348074&sr=1-1>



New Literacies
<http://www.amazon.com/New-Literacies-Colin-Lankshear/dp/033522010X/ref=
pd_bbs_sr_1/002-2132877-0537638?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1179348074&sr=1-1>
by Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel

We have developed a workshop around these topics if you are interested.



Kelli S. Hurley


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Kelli Sandman-Hurley, M.S.
Literacy Tutor/Learner Coordinator
READ/San Diego
619-527-5480
ksandmanhurley at sandiego.gov MariannF at lacnyc.org 5/16/2007 1:15 PM >>>

Hello Tech list colleagues,

Is any one on the list doing work on technological literacy with
students? If so how are you defining it, and how are you teaching it?
Are there any resources you recommend?

Even if you aren't doing anything instructional around technological
literacy what are your thoughts on how it should be defined and what
should be taught?



Mariann Fedele

Director,

NYC Regional Adult Education Network

Literacy Assistance Center

Moderator,
NIFL Technology and Literacy Discussion List
32 Broadway 10th Floor
New York, New York 10004
212-803-3325
mariannf at lacnyc.org
www.lacnyc.org



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