Posts in “digital-literacy” (53)

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A recent piece in the Washington Post got me thinking about jobs and the recovery. By most accounts the worst of the Great Recession is behind us. The unemployment rate , while it's still… continue reading Jump Start Your Own Economic Recovery

By written by Jamie W.    April 23, 2014   

Earlier this month Microsoft dropped support for the Windows XP operating system . This means that Windows XP will no long receive software updates. Most importantly, there will be no new security… continue reading Extend the Life of your Windows XP Computer with Ubuntu

By written by Scott P.    April 21, 2014    2

As we continue our ongoing Digital Literacy series , today marks the third annual Digital Learning Day . For today's post, we'll be focusing on autism and library services. To read more on… continue reading Autism, Library Services, and Digital Literacy

By written by Debra E. J.    February 5, 2014    2

Continuing our series of blog posts on the topic of Digital Literacy , today we'll discuss the difference between Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives and the possible issues both groups… continue reading Discussions on Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives

By written by Debra E. J.    December 23, 2013    2

If you are looking to get ahead at work or at school, interested in learning something new or brushing up on your existing skills, the Free Library is pleased to offer you access to Universal… continue reading Take Online Classes Through the Free Library with Universal Class

By written by Jamie W.    December 23, 2013    96

Kindles, tablets, laptops, and smartphones will top many holiday gift lists this season. Sadly though, lessons are not included with these devices. If you or someone you know needs a little help… continue reading Ho, Ho, Ho My Goodness! How Do you Work This Thing? FLP Gadget Help Desk to Offer Extended Holiday Hours

By written by Jamie W.    December 16, 2013    1

Every year, the Free Library welcomes thousands of great volunteers who lend us their expertise and help our librarians and staff best serve all those who come through our door. One volunteer,… continue reading Spotlight On a Star Volunteer

By written by Michelle S.    December 3, 2013    1

Expounding on recent discussions concerning the Digital Divide , welcome to a new series of blog posts that will discuss the topic of Digital Literacy . Digital literacy can have many layers of… continue reading Introducing Digital Literacy: Here and Now

By written by Debra E. J.    November 26, 2013   

The Technology Learning Collaborative , an association of service organizations from throughout Philadelphia committed to leveraging technology resources to reduce poverty, improve public… continue reading Poverty, Digital Literacy, and Digital Inclusion Topics of Discussion at TLC Conference

By written by Peter SM    October 23, 2013    3

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