Digital Literacy

"To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information"

(American Library Association, 1989)

Alaska Standards

Alaska ELA & Math Standards, 2012

Introduction, p.4-5:


Students who are college and career ready…

Demonstrate independence.

Build strong content knowledge.

Value evidence.

Use technology and digital media strategically and capably.


Use technology and digital media strategically and capably.


"Students employ technology thoughtfully to enhance their reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language use. They tailor their searches online to acquire useful information efficiently, and they integrate what they learn using technology with what they learn offline. They are familiar with the strengths and limitations of various technological tools and media and can select and use those best suited to their communication goals."

News Literacy

https://youtu.be/q-Y-z6HmRgI
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Can YOU spot the fake news?

https://youtu.be/AkwWcHekMdo