As outlined in Libraries for Literacy – every day, every way: 2015-2018, digital literacy is the ability to confidently and critically use digital information sources, communication tools and networks for learning, communication, collaboration and creation. Use, share and learn from the examples and materials listed to help enrich lives by fostering the sense of discovery and belonging only literacy can bring.
Coding and robotics are part of the growing global trend in the STEAM field and many people in communities, including children, young people, families and seniors, are keen to keep up to date with developing technology.
Get started in learning more about a range of digital literacy technologies with the help of Digital Fact Sheets created by Department of Education and Training.
Public libraries can borrow a range of digital literacy resource kits to support learning in their communities.
Wondering how to get started with STEAM activities? An ever-growing number of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics organisations and agencies offer support in this field.