Web Literacy Workshop

Teaching How to Read, Write, and Participate on the Web: Web Literacy for AfterSchool Professionals


National AfterSchool Association Annual Convention
Sunday, March 20th
1pm – 5pm

Limited to 40 participants, so register today!

Join us for an active workshop of reading, writing, and participating on the Web! Free activities include step-by-step instructions. Created by educators and technologists, theses activities have been tested in schools, after-school programs, libraries, and community centers around the globe. Participants can use the open-source resources and activities to teach youth how to read, write, and participate on the Web.

Workshop Agenda
Learners will have the opportunity to practice and learn web literacy skills, and be introduced to information on how to teach others how to read, write, and participate on the Web, learning Web mechanics, composing, remixing, privacy, community participation, open practices, and sharing.

1:00-1:15 Welcome & Spectrogram
1:15-1:35 Intro to Mozilla and the Web Literacy Map
1:35-2:05 Intro to the Internet & Web Mechanics
2:05-2:30 Tag Tag Revolution
2:30-3:15 Intro to Web X-Ray Goggles & Hack the News
3:15-3:25 Break
3:25-3:45 Privacy and Security Discussion
3:45-4:30 Intro to Thimble with the Homework Excuse Generator
4:30-4:45 Intro to Open Education Resources (OERs)
4:45-5:00 Reflections and Share-Around


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