Here's a thoughtful step-back article by Milverton Wallace in the first issue of a new Budapest-based periodical, Freeside Europe: Notes Towards a Literacy for the Digital Age. Wallace, organizer of several international online conferences, says in an email:
- It's my contribution to the process of re-thinking the concept and practice of literacy for the digital age and the iPod/Google generation.
It was written as an aid to some teachers I know who are struggling to find ways of engaging with the young people in their charge.
Mail is back:
After two days of trying to figure out why Gmail wasn't working, I decided to try it in Internet Explorer. It works! Darn, another thing I can't do in Firefox, unless I can figure out what's going on......