The goal of this tool is to provide strategies and free materials that stakeholders can use to promote a systemic approach to developing fluency for all students in all aspects of media including traditional literacy, technology, ICT, and media literacy education. Process
Each year, SETDA utilizes a collaborative process between its membership and the corporate community to determine areas of interest. As a result of this process, SETDA developed the The Changing Media Landscape: Promoting a Systemic Approach to ICT & Media Fluency
toolkit to help SETDA members and other stakeholders promote systemic teaching approaches relating to literacy.
SETDA believes that educators and community leaders have the responsibility to develop the critical 21st century skills to ensure students are technology savvy, safe online, as well as fluent in all forms of media. A working group of SETDA members and corporate representatives met monthly via conference call to discuss and refine the components of this tool. Initial discussions included defining the goals of this tool. The selection of the areas of focus resulted into the following components.