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Jun 18, 2012

A Roadmap For Increasing Student Digital Literacy

June 18, 2012— Technology is driving change in how one digests information and communicates. Educators are working to answer two important questions: What does it mean to be literate in… 

Oct 11, 2011

Want to Read Abraham Lincoln’s Telegrams? There’s an App for That!

October 11, 2011—A new history application for the Apple iPad, Lincoln Telegrams, produced by NC State faculty and graduate students is now available as a free download. The application includes 88… 

Aug 4, 2011

Thinking Locally, Reaching Globally with the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute

August 4, 2011—Teachers from North Carolina and China attended a collaborative institute that encouraged them to Inquire, Collaborate and Create with innovative inquiry projects that have global significance. The Friday… 

Aug 19, 2010

Adventure Awaits… In the Science Classroom

August 19, 2010— Your adventure begins in a village on a deserted island supplied only with a backpack. The necessities have already been provided—a camera, notebook and map—and will aid… 

Nov 5, 2009

International Connections

November 5, 2009 – As our world becomes flatter, global connections and interdependence become increasingly important for economic as well as educational and social prosperity. With unprecedented economic expansion over… 

Jul 18, 2009

New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute Inspires Teachers To Go Digital

July 18, 2009 – The New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute was held at the Friday Institute from July 12 – 17, 2009. The weeklong institute entitled, “New Literacies, Inquiry, Equity:… 

Jul 12, 2009

Helping Teachers Go Digital

Helping Teachers Go Digital: New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute Provides Support for Innovative and Creative Teaching July 12, 2009 – Today’s youth are deeply involved in the digital world. Social networking…