Mastering Digital Literacy

Series Editor by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

School must prepare 21st century students to complete in a global society- a world in which cultures, economies, and people are continuously connected. It is the job of the educator to make sure students are equipped to meet this challenge. In the Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy series, editor Heidi Hayes Jacobs and a team of authors from around the globe explore the three new literacies- global literacy, media literacy, and digital literacy.

Mastering Digital Literacy explores the wealth of digital tool, applications and technologies that extend learning far beyond the classroom walls. This book strongly makes the case for modernizing our students’ learning environment- and shows how to do it.

Using this book, K-12 educators will learn how to:

  • Successfully merge digital media with traditional instruction
  • Select video game and align them to unit plans
  • Build a class website and populate it with educational features
  • Create a social network for students