Media, Presented Information by
and
Computer Ina Smith
Literacy Skills
Grades 1 - 7
Madalé van Deventer
Technology in the classroom
• Governance
– Web page
– School photos
– Video clips
– Communication
– Learning materia...
Context
• About Kids in the Cloud
• Information and Communication Syllabus
Grades 4 – 7 (Namibia Ministry of Education)...
Media Literacy
• 21st century approach to education
• Provides a framework to access, analyse,
evaluate, create and par...
“Media literacy empowers people to be both critical
thinkers and creative producers of an increasingly wide
range of mes...
Information Literacy
• Set of abilities to:
– Recognise when information is needed
– Locate
– Evaluate
– Effectively ...
Computer Literacy
• Knowledge & ability to:
– Utilise computers and technology (computers,
tablets, smartphones and mor...
Kids in the Cloud
• Accessing, analysing, critically evaluating
information – responsibly
• Using information – respons...
Learners become …
• Critical thinkers
• Problem solvers
• Effective communicators
• Active citizens
• Advance princip...
Learner-Centered Education (LCE)
• Learners learn with understanding
• Knowledge, skills, attitudes contribute to
devel...
Objectives
• Instill curiosity within learners – lifelong
learners – inquiring & thinking minds
• Encourage asking ques...
Hands on
• WordPress
– Gmail
– Blog (class newsletter)
– Web page (class notes, interesting links)
– Online form
– V...
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Kids in the Cloud

Media, Information and Computer Literacy Skills
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Education      
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Transcripts - Kids in the Cloud

  • 1. Media, Presented Information by and Computer Ina Smith Literacy Skills Grades 1 - 7 Madalé van Deventer
  • 2. Technology in the classroom • Governance – Web page – School photos – Video clips – Communication – Learning material and many many more … • Integration with school subjects
  • 3. Context • About Kids in the Cloud • Information and Communication Syllabus Grades 4 – 7 (Namibia Ministry of Education) • UNESCO Media and Information Literacy (2011) • Media, Information, Computer Literacy
  • 4. Media Literacy • 21st century approach to education • Provides a framework to access, analyse, evaluate, create and participate with messages in a variety of forms incl. print, video, Internet
  • 5. “Media literacy empowers people to be both critical thinkers and creative producers of an increasingly wide range of messages using image, language and sound. It is the skillful application of literacy skills to media and technology messages. As communication technologies transform society, they impact our understanding of ourselves, our communities and our diverse cultures, making media literacy an essential life skill for the 21st Century.” Alliance for a Media Literate America http://pbskids.org/dontbuyit/teachersguide/tips.html
  • 6. Information Literacy • Set of abilities to: – Recognise when information is needed – Locate – Evaluate – Effectively use information
  • 7. Computer Literacy • Knowledge & ability to: – Utilise computers and technology (computers, tablets, smartphones and more) efficiently – Skills from elementary (end user) to advanced problem solving (programming) – Downloaders & uploaders
  • 8. Kids in the Cloud • Accessing, analysing, critically evaluating information – responsibly • Using information – responsibly • Communicating (publishing and sharing) - responsibly
  • 9. Learners become … • Critical thinkers • Problem solvers • Effective communicators • Active citizens • Advance principles of a democratic society
  • 10. Learner-Centered Education (LCE) • Learners learn with understanding • Knowledge, skills, attitudes contribute to development of better and just society • Active involvement by learners • High degree of participation, contribution, production • MSOffice and other Internet tools
  • 11. Objectives • Instill curiosity within learners – lifelong learners – inquiring & thinking minds • Encourage asking questions, find answers • Locate, evaluate, use information responsibly • Publish information responsibly • Reinforce learners’ understanding & learning through hands-on media making & sharing
  • 12. Hands on • WordPress – Gmail – Blog (class newsletter) – Web page (class notes, interesting links) – Online form – Video clip from YouTube – Image from Google Images – Publish!