Shattered Myths

Shattered Myths Digitally Lit #244 – 5/2/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #244 of Digitally Literate. I was involved in the following this week: Reflections of a school counselor during the 2020 school closures – Together with a group of colleagues in SC, we’re holding space for educators to reflect & heal. This month’s focus…

It’s Not About You

It’s Not About You Digitally Lit #243 – 4/25/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #243 of Digitally Literate. I helped post the following this week: High Tech Means Missed Connections – I wrote up this post about the challenges of online learning in rural spaces. Taking Our Children to Work – In this episode of…

Stepping On People

Stepping on people Digitally Lit #242 – 4/18/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #242 of Digitally Literate. I helped post the following this week: Has Screentime “Won”? – In this episode of the Technopanic Podcast, Kristen and I talk about the recent news suggesting that screentime is no longer a problem during social distancing. Teacher…

As Impossible as Possible

As Impossible as Possible Digitally Lit #241 – 4/11/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #241 of Digitally Literate. This week’s issue is motivated by a brief discussion with Joaquin A. B. Munoz on a post I shared in the Higher Ed Learning Collective Facebook group. Each morning I try to share a positive greeting online,…

The Ethics of Care

The Ethics of Care Digitally Lit #240 – 4/4/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #240 of Digitally Literate. Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve talked about the Online Learning Collective Facebook Group that I helped found. As of this morning, there are almost 25,000 members in the group. This week we shifted gears as…

Self-preservation, not self-indulgence

Self-preservation, not self-indulgence Digitally Lit #239 – 3/28/2020** Hi all, welcome back. I hope all is well with you…and those around you. Last week I talked about the Online Learning Collective Facebook Group that I helped start up. As of this morning, there are almost 23,000 members in the group. We’re also painfully aware that…

Worth Our Embrace

Worth Our Embrace Digitally Lit #238 – 3/21/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #238 of Digitally Literate. I worked on the following this week: The Online Learning Collective – Together with a group of new friends, we volunteered to start up a Facebook Group to support educators as they adapt to the challenges of bringing…

Digitally Literate #237

The Knapsack Problem Digitally Lit #237 – 3/14/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #237 of Digitally Literate. I posted and shared the following this week: Teaching When Things Go Sideways – In this post I share the talk I have with students as we prepare for the unplanned in our classrooms. Building Ethical Communities -…

Digitally Literate #236

When One Affects Many Digitally Lit #236 – 3/7/2020** Hi all, welcome back. I hope you’re feeling successful and staying positive this week. I posted and shared the following this week: Computational Thinking in English Language Arts – This episode of the Infusing Computing Podcast is part of an NSF-funded research program delivering computing-infused, STEM-focused…

Digitally Literate #235

Truth and Falsehoods Digitally Lit #235 – 2/29/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #235 of Digitally Literate. I posted and shared the following this week: Co-Constructing Digital Futures – Several members of the Screentime Research Group have been conducting research on the challenges and opportunities that exist as children grow up in an world that…