Digital Literacy Conference

Naperville, IL · September 12 | Online · September 13

Conference Schedule

 

Join K-12 stakeholders from across Illinois for two days of timely, focused learning centered on new literacies and the strategies districts need to foster an engaging, standards-compliant digital literacy curriculum.

Register today to take part in these in-person (September 12) and virtual (September 13) sessions centered on media literacy, digital citizenship, news literacy, and more:

UPDATE: The following sessions were presented at DigLitCon 2023, and are included here to offer a taste of the types of topics and speakers this event offers. The full DigLitCon 2024 schedule will be announced May 2024.

Session Day
  • All Days
  • September 14 (In-Person)
  • September 15 (Online)
7:30 am –
8:15 am
General
Breakfast and Registration Opens
8:15 am –
8:20 am
General
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 am –
10:00 am
Digital Citizenship
Media Literacy in the Age of Influencers, AI, and TikTok Trends.
8:30 am –
10:00 am
Digital Citizenship
Let’s Talk! Creating Conditions for Civil Dialogue in Our Schools
10:10 am –
11:40 am
Visual Literacy
The Power of Visual Note-Taking: Sketchnoting Techniques
10:10 am –
11:40 am
Ethical Uses of Digital Resources
Harnessing AI for a Human-Centered Education
11:40 am –
12:30 pm
General
Lunch
12:30 pm –
2:00 pm
Ethical Uses of Digital Resources
A.I. in Education: Preparing Children for a New Paradigm
2:10 pm –
3:40 pm
Media Literacy
Media Literacy and Curriculum Development
12:30 pm –
2:00 pm
Digital Citizenship
Thermometers to Thermostats: Engaging Students in Civic Action through Service Learning
2:10 pm –
3:40 pm
Information & News Literacy, Media Literacy
Using How2INFORM to Verify B4U Amplify to Combat Misinformation Online.
8:30 am –
8:40 am
General
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 am –
9:45 am
Main Program
Keynote | Media Literacy and SEL
10:00 am –
10:50 am
Information & News Literacy
Unplugging to Level Up: Navigating Digital Wellness and Information Literacy
10:00 am –
10:50 am
Digital Citizenship
Getting Parents on Board with their Child’s Digital Media Health
10:00 am –
10:50 am
Computer Literacy
The AI Upgraded Classroom
10:00 am –
10:50 am
Visual Literacy
The Principles of Design
10:00 am –
10:50 am
Digital Citizenship
Let’s Talk! Creating Conditions for Civil Dialogue in Our Schools
11:00 am –
11:50 am
Information & News Literacy
Little Feet, Big Future: Teaching Media Literacy to K-5
11:00 am –
11:50 am
Digital Citizenship, Digital Tattoos
Modeling your Online Brand
11:00 am –
11:50 am
Ethical Uses of Digital Resources
Harnessing AI for a Human-Centered Education
11:00 am –
11:50 am
Digital Communication
Well-Designed Online Courses Help Teachers Master Civics Pedagogies
11:00 am –
11:50 am
Digital Citizenship
Media Literacy in the Age of Influencers, AI, and TikTok Trends.
11:50 am –
12:20 pm
General
Lunch
12:20 pm –
1:10 pm
Information & News Literacy
Are You Tired of The Same Old CRAAP…Test?
12:20 pm –
1:10 pm
Digital Citizenship
“Did you see their Insta?” – Making Digital Natives into Digital Citizens.
12:20 pm –
1:10 pm
Ethical Uses of Digital Resources
Designing Lessons using Artificial Intelligence
12:20 pm –
1:10 pm
Computer Literacy
Ensuring Accessible Content for All
12:20 pm –
1:10 pm
Digital Citizenship
Thermometers to Thermostats: Engaging Students in Civic Action through Service Learning
1:20 pm –
2:10 pm
Digital Communication
Create Positive Communities Using Tech
1:20 pm –
2:10 pm
Ethical Uses of Digital Resources
Create with Kids! Copyright Safety and Creating in the Classroom
1:20 pm –
2:10 pm
Digital Communication
Getting Started with YouTube Content Creation
1:20 pm –
2:10 pm
Media Literacy, Visual Literacy
The Power of Shapes and Color in Branding
1:20 pm –
2:10 pm
Visual Literacy
The Power of Visual Note-Taking: Sketchnoting Techniques