Education

Redefining Literacy

By Anthony Rebora — November 05, 2009 1 min read

Ed Tech expert Scott McLeod offers 10 random questions that schools should be considering in connection with books and libraries. A sample:

If students and teachers now can be active content creators and producers, not just passive information recipients, doesn't that redefine our entire notion of what it means to be information literate and media fluent? Are our librarians and classroom teachers doing enough to help students master these new literacies (for example, by focusing on student content creation, not just information consumption and/or interpretation)?

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.