S: Social Literacy
FC: TE 402 Social Literacy
1: The ability to make socially productive decisions. Including: Successful interpersonal cooperation. Familiarity with cultural norms. Collaboration and appropriate interactions. | What is Social Literacy?
3: Why It's Important Provides opportunity for increased confidence in becoming an active citizen. Compliments the students' cognitive development. Helps in expanding social circles. Allows for communication with the community and people from other backgrounds in the classroom. | Social Cues from Around the World Bowing in Japan Kissing on the cheek in the UK Eskimo Kisses in Alaska Firm Handshake in the United States Double Kiss on both cheeks in France
4: Social Literacy and Technology The relationship between social and technology is a strong one, especially now with all the enhancements with social networking. Integrating technology into the classroom in a social manner will help to lessen the gap between school and the real world. It will give students the connection they need and will therefore increase their interest in a school setting.
6: S O C I A L L I T E R A C Y | I N T H E C L A S S R O O M
7: WIKIS Allows for the practice of collaboration. Shy students can gain confidence and contribute to discussion without talking face to face. BLOGGING Gives students practice with social networking that can be a useful skill in the future. A great way for teachers to share information with their students as well as other teachers. Allows for classroom discussion among peers and small groups. | SKYPE Allows students to obtain practice in certain social settings. Students are able to see body language as well as hear verbal language when communicating with different people from around the world. TWITTER Students have to communicate in 140 words or less - promotes concise speech. Helps to develop a sense of belonging. Students can broaden their social circles.