Share Paper: Eight days of digital literacy: New strategies for the K-3 classroom

  1. Stefanie Onieal, Burris Laboratory School, United States
  2. Jennifer Palilonis, Ball State University, United States
Wednesday, June 26 2:15-2:45 PM Jordaan 1&2

Abstract: As digital literacy becomes more important for all learners, it has become critical to provide instructional support for educators, especially those teaching in the K-5 classroom. However, research has shown that although most teachers understand the need for increased emphasis on digital literacy in the K-5 classroom, there is a paucity of resources and professional development available to support them in those efforts. To overcome these challenges, we introduce a novel digital literacy intervention designed to provide K-5 teachers and students with a foundation for fostering a cross-curricular approach to teaching and learning. Additionally, the intervention – titled “Eight Days ...