Multiple Literacies, Multiple Minds! [email protected] Learning to Learn: From Information to Knowledge Creation Students need to move from
being simply knowledgeable to being knowledge-able. Wesch, 2008 Defining literacy is a process of continuous negotiation
Loertscher, Koechlin & Zwaan, 2008 What is literacy? What are the language structures in our students minds? How do they read and make meaning?
How is their syntax shaped? Multiple Literacies Visual Literacy Competencies Interpreting, creating and using visual images
Being aware of emotional impact of visuals Analyzing patterns & trends in graphics & words Thinking, decision making and communicating with visuals Implications Visual models used increasingly to create or demonstrate understanding of data Need to develop visual spatial intelligence
Aesthetics: colour & meaning-making posters Codes of communication: Z pattern
http://scratch.mit.edu/ Digital storytelling: gaming and creating Codes to create: storyboarding as
thinking, organizing & communicating Codes to create: scripting as thinking, organizing & communicating
Visual Literacy in Traditional formats http://books.simonandschuster.ca/Imagine-aNight/Sarah-L-Thomson/9780689852183 inferences
point of view http://www.shauntan.net/books/red-tree.html visualization http://www.amazon.com/Look-Body-Language -Gillian-Wolfe/dp/1845070348
http://www.amazon.ca/Tree-Life-Incredible-Bi Visual Literacy odiversity-Earth/dp /1553376692 in Cultural and Information texts
http://education.scholastic.ca/product/978077 9106738 http://www.shauntan.net/books/the-arrival.ht ml http://search.barnesandnoble.com/The-Wall/P
eter-Sis/e/9780374347017 Media Literacy Competencies Constructing meaning from media viewed, heard & read Understanding intended audience & purpose Implications
Becoming informed consumers of information & ideas Using tools to analyze media messages Awareness of media persuasion Critical Literacy Competencies Analyzing & synthesizing multiple sources
Connecting personal understandings & experiences to texts Implications Text to self, text and world connections http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/reso urces/educational/recommended/teaching_kit s/scanning_television.cfm
http://pbskids.org/dontbuyit/ http://www.cca-kids.ca/ 1. All media messages are constructed. 2. Media messages are constructed using
a creative language with its own rules. 3. Different people experience the same messages differently. 4. Media have embedded values and points of view. 5. Media messages are constructed to gain profit and/or power.
http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/index.cfm http://www.eworkshop.on.ca/ Critical Literacy paired with Traditional Literacy
http://www.ebscohost.com/public/canadian-p oints-of-view-reference-centre Critical Literacy paired with Information Literacy
for Cultural Literacy Digital Literacy Competencies Understanding, evaluating & integrating information in multiple formats
Utilizing multidimensional & interactive skills to understand and construct information Implications Fluid construction of knowledge & information Communicating in real time and networked & participatory learning/work environments http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-students.aspx
Technology Operations & Concepts http://www.osapac.org/cms/ Digital Citizenship
http://www.easybib.com/ http://citationmachine.net/index2.php?reqstyleid=1 Communication & Collaboration Google docs
delicious online bookmarking diigo online bookmarking, highlighter and sticky noter Shelfari: social media for book lovers Skype: online free video telephoning kidblog.org for blogging without email addresses Voicethreads: online group conversations around images, digital objects, videos
For educators, this [book] raises the question, How can we help students strike a balance between two opposing human impulses: the need for outward connections and the need for inward reflection?
TedTalk: Where Do Good Ideas Come From? Steven Johnson YouTube: Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us Michael Wesch http://weblogged.wikispaces.com/Connective+Writing
Moving Students Online: First Steps for Teachers 1.Become Goggleable yourself 2.Model connections 3.Share student work 4.Practice and teach reputation management Structure is Meaning
Aspects of the Theory of Syntax, Noam Chomsky, 1965 >>Linguistics: deep structure holds meaning below the surface of syntactic structure Learning Commons The structure of our school libraries, both
physical and virtual spaces promoting equitable access, and our library programs, with a focus on learning partnerships and technology in education, is meaning for our students learning as global, Canadian and local community citizens.
How is your Learning Commons structured for meaning, collaborative knowledge construction, Multiple Literacies and Multiple Minds?
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