Teacher librarians crucial in info age

See on Scoop.itThe Ischool library learningland

“This leads me to a modern myth that needs busting: that of the capabilities of the ”digital native”, defined by Oxford as ”a person born or brought up during the age of digital technology”. The myth is that because these children have grown up with technology, they are ”naturally” information literate. Being able to independently intuit how to play Angry Birds is a far cry from being able to critically evaluate a subtly biased website.”

 

Well said – being born in the digital age is no guarantee of being digitally literate…

 

See on www.canberratimes.com.au

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