Vermont Connected - Digital Literacy for a Thriving Economy

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Vermonters need to be digitally literate in order to thrive in todays high-tech world. Hear from those who are working to provide instruction to ensure that citizens have the skills they need, as well as a statewide employer who understands how digital literacy strengthens our economy and workforce productivity.


  • 1. Digital Literacy A Recipe for Success Linda McSweeney Vermont Connected: Envisioning the Future of Vermonts Digital Economy September 23, 2014
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  • 3. Substitution
  • 4. Augmentation
  • 5. Modification
  • 6. Redefinition list=PLABDF3052CBF1B195
  • 7. Digital literacy is the ability to USE information and communication technologies to FIND, UNDERSTAND, EVALUATE, CREATE, and COMMUNICATE digital information, an ability that requires both cognitive and technical skills. ALA Digital Literacy Taskforce, 2011.
  • 8. SAMR Model
  • 9. Ruben R. Puentedura, As We May Teach: Educational Technology, From Theory Into Practice. (2009)
  • 10. Substitution The Book Report
  • 11. Augmentation A podcast book review
  • 12. Modification Create a book trailer
  • 13. Redefinition An all-grade read of R.J. Palicios book, Wonder Students create a collaborative presentation posted to the schools announcement screen Host a virtual book discussion with students in another school Students plan An Evening of Wonder event and lead activities with parents & community members
  • 14. Learn how to cook-- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun. --Julia Child