Why are digital literacies important in 2017?

It may seem like a silly question, but are they really at the forefront of our work in education?

Bryan Alexander suggests that digital literacies upset the balance of power, because they empower students to question authority, and they empower citizens to find truth.


The RSA suggests that as we move toward change in schools and education systems, creating the compelling case for change is the first of nine leadership steps.


So what is your compelling case? How do you make the argument that digital literacies are essential in 2017?

Please share your thinking in the 30 second survey below.  Results appear within about 5 minutes (below the form).

Together we can craft that compelling case.


Responses appear in about 5 minutes:


Featured image by Bill Ferriter


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