Librarian by Day Bobbi Newman | I'm not that kind of librarian

Posts Tagged ‘digital literacy corps’

FCC’s New Digital Literacy & Broadband Initiative Recognizes the Role Libraries Play Now & in the Future!

10.12.2011 · Posted in Digital Divide

This morning at 10 am Eastern the FCC announced a new initiative aimed at closing the digital divide (access to broadband the necessary technology) and address digital literacy issues. Connect to Compete is A private and nonprofit sector partnership to promote broadband adoption and improve outcomes in disadvantaged communities. I missed the live broadcast so as I ...

OITP and Digital Literacy Portfolio! Plus NTIA and a Digital Literacy Portal

02.04.2011 · Posted in Digital Divide, Digital Literacy

I can't tell you how excited I was to see this announcement from OITP (Office of Information Technology Policy, ALA) yesterday! Libraries are key players when we talk about digital literacy and education. Though as I've noted before we are often overlooked in reports from other institutions and organizations, most recently, as in the Digital and Media Literacy ...

Top Ten Links Week 11

03.21.2010 · Posted in Digital Services

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 3/12/2010 thru 3/18/2010 1. Media Skills Integrated into Core Standards #transliteracy - A draft of K-12 standards put forth by the National Governor’s Association, as part of theCommon Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), integrates media skills as a key design consideration of these standards. 2. ...