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Seán McHugh
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Digital Literacy Coach
Digital Literacy Coach

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If you can't beat them, join them. After a decade of trying to persuade high school teachers to use digital tools that will transform how they work and failing, I've decided to give in and focus on helping them use them more efficiently to do what they've always done.
PDFs, Pragmatism & WWPP
PDFs, Pragmatism & WWPP
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PDFs, Pragmatism & WWPP
WWPP,  a pragmatic compromise: WP, WWW, PPT & PDFs If there is one thing I've learned in my now almost a decade as a digital literacy coach (DLC), and from now over 20 years working with 'edtech' or the technology enhanced learning (TEL) in the classroom fr...
PDFs, Pragmatism & WWPP
PDFs, Pragmatism & WWPP
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Are you digitally illiterate? Like other literacies there are several fundamental elements, and tech is no different. Here are the five fundamentals where you need to build your competence, and the competence of your students.
Digital Illiteracy & Vitamin D
Digital Illiteracy & Vitamin D
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Digital Illiteracy & Vitamin D
Vitamin D (VITAD) Five Essential Domains:  VITAD: video, image, text, audio, data - 'Vitamin D'   Just like all subject domains, tech has its own overarching domains or strands that are an efficient way to organise the essential skill sets needed for true  ...
Digital Illiteracy & Vitamin D
Digital Illiteracy & Vitamin D
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Instead of naively expecting our students not to copy anything when they are researching, (they will anyway) why don't we teach them how to copy things properly? Skilfully? Effectively? Appropriately?
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Constructive Copying
Cut, copy, paste, swap, then repeat. [ peterellisjones ] The Process of Constructive Copying This post focuses on the 'how', for more on the 'why' see my other post here . Phase 1: The Gathering...  Prepare a (digital) space to use as a container, if your a...
Constructive Copying
Constructive Copying
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Students and digital #organisation. Do any schools manage this effectively? Here's my latest attempt to summarise our plans for our Middle School students as they prepare to make the leap from paper and pencil, to pixels and dings. #uwctech #edtech
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Digital Disorganisation & Parenting: Part 2
Digital Organisation Essentials As explained in Part 1 , parents generally struggle to model effective practices when it comes to the organisation of their digital devices, but it's not all doom and gloom. When it comes to the use of digital tools for organ...
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Most of our students can rely on their parents to be effective role models—for example in terms of their expectations about the tidiness of their children's bedrooms—but this is rarely the case with the organisation of their parent’s computers. And that’s a problem; parents are in a much better position to model effective organisation than their children’s teachers. ​Here are 4 simple ways that a parent can be a much more effective digital role model, and be more organised at the same time!
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Digital Disorganisation & Parenting
Messy bedroom via zmeed.info What does a messy bedroom got to do with digital organisation you might be wondering. More than you might think. I work with students throughout the college, or maybe a more accurate term might be nag , the digital equivalent of...
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