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It’s over to you!

Find out what you are encouraged to do this week.

This week is over to you and your Personal Learning Network.

There are lots of links to tools, services, articles and information throughout this week. Some of you may be familiar with some of them, others not.

We encourage you to explore them at your own speed and according to your own preferences. Feel free to explore beyond the information given and then share what you find with us all. You could do this through the comments sections, or using #FLlearningnetworks.

The more you explore, the more there is to share, and the more we can all learn from each other!

By the end of this week you will be able to more effectively:

  • Grow your PLN and assess the reliability of online information and services.

  • Manage your PLN and your online identity.

  • Activate your PLN for learning purposes.

  • Use a wide range of digital tools to assist with growing, managing and activating your PLN.

Digital Literacies

Recent research by the Horizon Digital Economy Network and the Universities of Nottingham and Leeds asked young people aged between 12 and 17 what they want as their internet ‘Rights’. They came up with 5 Rights, one of which was:

The right to digital literacy, aimed at providing young people with the digital skills necessary for using, creating and critiquing digital technologies and giving them tools for negotiating social norms’

This week is therefore aimed at helping you to further develop your own digital literacies and network skills. We hope you’ll find it useful and will want to share your new skills across your network.

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