digital literate

“Around the adult of tomorrow”: digital literacy education

The École branchée attended the second international conference on the teaching of literature with digital technology which was held on May 8 and 9 at the Grande Bibliothèque BAnQ (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec). Entitled "Around the adult of tomorrow", this event brought together some 100 participants and speakers from all over the world.

MediaSmarts launches comprehensive digital literacy framework for Canadian schools

The Use, Understand and Create: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools (Kindergarten to Grade 8) is a cross-cutting program designed to support teachers by providing them with a wide range of tools to equip students with the knowledge that they need for the digital age.

Study finds digital skills influenced by economic variables

In terms of digital skills, students from less well-off families lag behind those from more affluent backgrounds. This is what recent research by Donald Leu of the University of Connecticut concludes.

Digital readings for Christmas

The spirit of the holiday season has probably already started to enter your classroom. To enhance this time of the year, the Infobourg offers a series of readings that may interest your students.

News Release: Canada's Prosperity Endangered Without Federal Support for Digital Literacy

Ottawa - Canada's leading digital literacy organization, the Media Literacy Network (the Network) is sounding the alarm and warning that Canada will continue to fall behind other countries in terms of productivity and innovation unless a national digital literacy plan is in place.