Civic Online Reasoning Curriculum

Stanford University History Education Group (SHEG) developed a curriculum of short assessments to gauge young people’s ability to evaluate online information - noting that the ability to assess online content is critical for democratic participation.  Access the curriculum at https://cor.stanford.edu/curriculum/

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Digital mentors: the heart of the digital revolution (Report)

Anthony McCosker summarises and evaluates the Digital Mentors: The Heart of the Digital Revolution forum held in Sydney on 26 July, 2019. The Forum discussed the need to create an Australian digital mentoring revolution. Discussions from the forum resulted in five recommendations needed to achieve this revolution:  Invest nationally and…

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The National Library of New Zealand’s collection of publications

The National Library of New Zealand has curated a list of significant national and international research in the areas of school libraries, digital literacy, and reading engagement. Digital literacy publications from the website include: Digital Inclusion Blueprint - Department of Internal Affairs Digital Skills for Life and Work - UNESCO…

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The Digital Paradox for Seniors Report

The Digital Paradox for Seniors Report debunks the myth that seniors are digitally shy. YourLink has conducted research with over 600 seniors to explore, from their perspective, the relationship they want to have with technology.  Download the full report at http://www.yourlink.com.au/digitalparadox

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Software for bushfire tracking

The Fires Near Me application is a necessary tool to track and manage risk this bushfire season. It will keep you updated with official RFS releases.  MyFireWatch is another useful website which tracks all sightings of fires over time. The website's intended audience is community-based users, particularly in remote and…

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