What Is Digital Literacy?

Digital literacy is a slippery concept. Mostly I think we subconsciously know what digital literacy¬†means but when we try to explain it, it sounds big and scary and hard. According to Blanchett (2013) digital literacy is the “capabilities, aptitudes and attitudes an individual needs to thrive in a digital economy and society.”¬†But what does that…

Buzzing #2

By Megan Ingle. Last Thursday (June 7th), Sally Pewhairangi, Sean Murgatroyd and I held our second Reality Librarianship event. Librarians from all over New Zealand took time out to join us online for half an hour to hear Senga White share her experiences of “embedded literacy” at James Hargest College in Invercargill. Questions came in…