Sometimes We Must Interfere

Sometimes we must interfere Digitally Lit #249 – 6/6/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #249 of Digitally Literate. Each week in this newsletter, I synthesize the news of the week in education, technology, & literacy. Thank you for joining us. This week’s issue was a very hard one to pull together. I hope you find…

The Right to Listen

The Right to Listen Digitally Lit #248 – 5/30/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #248 of Digitally Literate. Each week in this newsletter, I synthesize the news of the week in education, technology, & literacy. I need to first start this issue by indicating that we’ve experienced another night of protests as outrage over George…

Remember Your Anchors

Remember Your Anchors Digitally Lit #247 – 5/23/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #247 of Digitally Literate. I also helped post the following: What we can do to support our students’ trauma and our own during these uncertain times? – Rachelle Savitz on how we can use the power of sharing our stories and having…

Preparing For The Storm

Preparing for the storm Digitally Lit #246 – 5/16/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #246 of Digitally Literate. This week I hosted the NCTE Twitter chat with Robyn Seglem on Literacy in Digital Times. You can read the archive of this chat here. I also helped post the following: Trauma informed teaching during COVID-19: What…

Recognizing Our Liberation

Recognizing Our Liberation Digitally Lit #245 – 5/9/2020 Hi all, welcome to issue #245 of Digitally Literate. This week I was honored and humbled to be a recipient of the 2021 Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies Research. This is an amazing collection of scholars to be associated with. If you haven’t already,…

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…