itslearning Webinar Alert: Alan November on Teaching Critical Thinking and Web Literacy
WHAT:No-cost webinar for K-12 educators
PRESENTER:International education leader,Alan November
WHEN: Tuesday, May 22 at 1 PM ET
Boston, MA– May 10, 2018– Now more than ever, the internet and digital media are an important part of students’ lives. Students naturally have an aptitude for the web, but they often struggle to create responsible content online. Web literacy is critically important for today’s learners, and teachers are in the perfect position to guide students to become sensible and intuitive consumers and creators of digital media and web content.
On Tuesday, May 22at 1 PM EST, renowned international education advocate, Alan November will present an informative, live webinar on “Teaching Critical Thinking and Web Literacy: Why Teachers are More Important Than Ever.” Hosted by itslearning, developer of the award winning personalized learningmanagement platform of the same name, educators participating in the webinar will learn about the role critical thinking plays in web literacy and methods for teaching students to become sophisticated and astute consumers of media. Various aspects of media literacy will be discussed, along with strategies for developing skills and competencies in those areas.
November will also share strategies for weaving critical thinking and web literacy skills into everyday instruction and guiding students towards becoming responsible consumers and creators of web and social media content. Educators who tune in to the webinar will also learn about the resources needed for teaching these skills.
November is an international leader in education technology and was named one of the USA’s fifteen most influential thinkers of the decade by Tech and Learningmagazine. November’s most recent book, Who Owns the Learning?,made the education New York Timesbestseller list. He has worked with schools and universities in 40 countries to improve learning through innovative practice and currently leads the globally acclaimed Building Learning Communities conference.
There is no cost to join the webinar, but registration is required. For more information go to: https://bit.ly/2HNccix
Please use #webliteracy to join the synchronous Twitter chat.
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