January 2020 #NCTEChat: Literacy in a Digital Age - National Council of Teachers of English
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January 2020 #NCTEChat: Literacy in a Digital Age

Join us this Sunday, January 19, at 8:00 p.m. ET for an #NCTEchat focusing on our latest position statement, NCTE’s Definition of Literacy in a Digital Age hosted by Shelbie Witte (@shelbiewitte).


To prepare for this chat, we ask that you review the position statement:

NCTE’s Definition of Literacy in a Digital Age


The following questions will be shared during the Twitter chat, after introductions:

WARM-UP: Please introduce yourself and tell us what grade level you teach. #NCTEchat [8:04 p.m.]

Q1: Which qualities do you believe are the most important to be literate in this digital age? #NCTEchat [8:10 p.m.]

Q2: Being literate means making choices and using texts and tools in ways that match purpose. What texts and tools are most valuable to you as a teacher or as a learner? #NCTEchat [8:18 p.m.]

Q3: What is the best way to transition from being a content consumer to a content curator/creator?#NCTEchat [8:26 p.m.]

Q4: How does equity play a role in digital literacy? #NCTEchat [8:34 p.m.]

Q5: How can we leverage digital spaces to “amplify one’s own and others’ narratives as well as counter unproductive narratives?” #NCTEchat [8:42 p.m.]

Q6: What strategies can help promote accessibility and ethical use when using digital texts and tools?#NCTEchat [8:50 p.m.]


We hope to see you there! Be sure to join us by using #NCTEchat.

Never participated in a Twitter chat before? Check out this guide to help you get started.