Schools must prepare 21st century students to compete in a global society – a world in which cultures, economies and people are continuously connected. It is the job of the 21st century educator to make sure students are equipped to meet this challenge. In the Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy series, editor Heidi Hayes Jacobs and a team of authors from around the globe explore the three new literacies – global literacy, media literacy and digital literacy.
Leading the New Literacies explores how to shift to digital, media and global (DMG) project-based learning and create engaged, energised and globally competent teachers and students. The book also offers case studies showing how schools have integrated the new literacies with traditional print literacy.
Using this book, F–12 educators will
The Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy series is the ideal resource for any modern educator. Using Leading the New Literacies with the three other titles in this series – Mastering Global Literacy, Mastering Digital Literacy and Mastering Media Literacy – teachers will be expertly equipped to design instruction in the 21st century classroom.