Educators, FIND THE TIME to Teach Digital Literacy

I know it’s tough for educators to find time to fit anything extra into the curriculum, such as digital literacy. It’s easy just to check a box and deliver five online safety lessons per year or maybe have an assembly when an unfortunate “digital incident” occurs. But teaching students digital literacy should not be an “extra.” In today’s world, these are vital life skills for kids grade 5 and above. They need to know how to navigate and excel in a digital setting before entering high school. And the only way to get there, is by laying a foundation, offering sequential lessons that make sense, and repetition. This is what you do for Math, English, and Science. It should be the same for d

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