Literacy Tools That Bring Equity and Energy to the Classroom—and Unlock Career Doors

A post from EdSurge that is sponsored content from Achieve3000. The post contains some great insight from Doug Fisher on literacy instruction, and opportunities to support learners in all classrooms. I think the future of literacy is about providing the inspiration to take action, to build public spirit. I think that’s in part why digital…

No literacy, no liberty: We are condemning our children to a future without hope

A good piece highlighting the recent 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test scores. The authors indicate the abysmal performance of U.S. students, while indicating the following: should leave all of us—Democrats and Republicans, wealthy or poor alike—ashamed of how we are condemning our children to a future of economic insecurity and social decay. The…

A manifesto for Data Literacy

A post about capturing, retaining, and using personal data: Its Your Data It should always be visible Using data in a service should be a tangible experience Data should be tradable between services Users’ data profiles should be faceted Your data should be disposable