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2015 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

March 21–23, 2015, Houston, Tex.

Discover new ideas and practical strategies that deliver real results for students.

 

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March 2009 | Volume 66 | Number 6
Literacy 2.0 Pages 20-24

Let's Talk 2.0

Michele Knobel and Dana Wilber

Whether it's Web 2.0 or literacy 2.0, it's a whole new way of thinking.

To understand what the term literacy 2.0 means, it's necessary to think of it as a new mind-set—or a new ethos—as well as a new practice. To begin, however, it's useful to look at the concept of Web 2.0 as opposed to Web 1.0.

Web 2.0 describes a business model whereby Internet companies actually provide a service rather than sell products or promote ready-made, static artifacts.

 

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