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Digital Literacy and Beyond

About This Session


We probably all agree that digital literacy is important, but how do we include it in our beginning ESL classrooms? Let’s get hands-on about how to integrate these important skills in our lessons for adult learners.

Digital literacy, and digital resilience, are increasingly critical for a successful life in the United States, but many of our classrooms lack technology for students to use, and/or teachers lack confidence in how to include it.

What we'll cover:

In this session, we will look at basic strategies for incorporating digital literacy skills in lessons for beginning-level adult English Language Learners, even when technology resources are limited. We will also take a deep dive into the Digital Access and Resilience in Texas curriculum, a free resource available on the TCALL website.

We will start with what to do when a learner has no or limited first language literacy or lacks Roman-alphabet literacy. Step-by-step, we will work through some of the challenges of including digital literacy, including the challenge of multi-level classrooms and various levels of learner skill with digital technologies.

Topics & Focus

Primary Topic Area
topic - digital literacy & technology
Session will also cover:
MAIN FOCUS ESL-ELL, English Language Learning
topic work readiness, literacy for work 450x68


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Handouts & Materials

No handouts or materials available at this time.


Rose, Dr. Glenda

Dr. Glenda Rose
Adult Education Director
Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas

ROLE classroom instructors
LEVEL beginner
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Other info:

This session will highlight the free DART curriculum. 

Please bring your cell phone!

Breakout24 – ROSE

Page checked or updated: 6/28/24

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