Social Publishers

Mliteracy – Activity Instructions for participants There are several anomalies with children’s published books. These become very clear when English is not the language that is spoken at home. These 10 positions are intended to articulate some of these incongruities. Each position has a statement at different ends of a continuum. You will select statements […]

Reading routes

Mliteracy – Activities Instructions for participants Children’s classics can often be found on the shelves in our libraries. Some are beautifully bound, hardcover books, available on shelves. For many, these classic books are associated with the smell of paper or the rustle of a page being turned. Digital offers opportunities to access certain timeless titles […]

Hopes & Fears

Mliteracy – Activities Instructions for participants You are going to articulate your expectations (both positive and negative) about the introduction of mobile phones into the library. Please select two pictures from a bank of “Hopes & Fears Cards”  and explain how these images symbolize your hopes and fears with respect to the use of mobile […]

Digital Biography

Instructions for the participant What do you think Google would find about your online self? Does your digital footprint represent you accurately? What does the web say you do? Is the information there beneficial or a potential drawback for your professional status? If you are found online, is your online presence accurate and up to […]

Participants Pledge

Instructions for participants We, who are running the event, pledge to provide a meaningful experience for all participants. We will Identify and address barriers that might affect meaningful  use of mobile devices Co-create a curriculum that will equip participants with skills and meet their expectations Freely share and distribute the toolkit as creative commons resources […]

Take a Shelfie

Instructions for participants You are going to take out your mobile device and take a photo of yourself. But instead of simply taking a self-portrait, turn your “selfie” into a “shelfie”. In other words, make sure that your own portrait includes books or stories. If you have completed the application form, you will automatically receive […]