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Digital Literacy

Applying and using technology  effectively as a research, organization, and evaluation tool; using digital technologies and social networks to access, manage, create, and evaluate information successfully.

Jan 15, 2020

Entry

NPR Student Podcast Challenge

NPR invites students around the country to create a podcast and then—with the help of a teacher—compete for a chance to win NPR’s grand prize and have their work featured on national public radio. This contest is for teachers with students between grades 5 and 12.

Jan 15, 2020

Entry

Podcast Delivering Five Minutes of Poetry Once a Day

The Slowdown is Tracy K. Smith’s poetry podcast, produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation. Every weekday Smith delivers a different way to see the world through poetry. 

Jan 03, 2020

Entry

C-SPAN Student Documentary Competition

StudentCam is C-SPAN’s national video documentary competition encouraging students to think critically about issues that affect their communities and the nation. This year students in grades 6–12 are asked to create a short (five- to six-minute) video documentary on a topic related to the theme What’s Your Vision in 2020?

professional development course

Nov 01, 2019

Entry

Professional Course for Cultivating Students’ Digital Literacies

Digital Learning for the K–8 Classroom” is a four-module online professional development course provided by Columbia University Teachers College that prepares K–8 teachers to cultivate their students’ digital literacies and twenty-first century skills.

Democracy and Dictatorship

Oct 15, 2019

Entry

Virtual Classroom Visits on Protecting Democracy

In September 2019, author Kenneth C. Davis began offering free virtual classroom visits on the subject of democracy and dictatorships. The intent of the virtual visits is to speak with middle school and high school students and their teachers about what democracy is, what threatens democracy today, and how to protect it.

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