The Critical Digital Literacies framework for educators aims to capture the various dimensions and sub-dimensions of critical digital literacies which are vital for educators and students living, teaching and learning in a digital world.
Read the Framework here.
This resource is a learning object based on technology H5P and could be implemented in any WordPress or Moodle course.
It contains a full activity aimed at exploring a dimension of the Critical Digital Literacies Framework: Online Communication & Collaboration. The aim of the activities embedded in this learning object are to develop teachers’ understanding of the main problems of technology usage around the CDL subdimension Digital identities and profiles process for the secondary school level.
Therefore the teachers can delve into the concepts, current research and policymaking context; they are offered questions to reflect on their teaching to deal with a critical usage
Moreover, the teachers are provided with some instructions to reflect on design for learning to develop critical digital literacies in their classrooms.
Online Communication & Collaboration, Online identity, digital safety, online communication, social media, Digital identities and profiles, networked teens, digital footprint, selfie
X Problem finding/solving (e.g., students discovering problems and/or exploring possible solutions) X Brainstorming (e.g. students engaged in process of generation of ideas) X Case study (e.g. students involved in case analysis)
X Self-evaluation (e.g. students self-evaluate their products)
This collection of educational scenarios for primary and lower secondary school aims at showing how to use digital technologies in a conscious and safe way. It includes not only the material for teaching these topics, but also some sketches to discuss these also in family context.
The presentation introduces the subject of social media use and well-being. There are questions to be discussed with the students, such as: How do you use social media? Why do you use social media? How often do you comment on posts on social media? What kind of photos or other pictures do you use on social media? The purpose of the presentation is to evoke a student’s thinking about her or his own use of social media.