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Digital literacy program taking shape at Narragansett Elementary

March 21, 2014

Jonathan Friesem, manager of the Media Education Lab at URI’s Harrington School of Communication and Media, speaks with Narragansett Elementary School teachers and faculty regarding the digital literacy program at NES. URI students and Renee Hobbs, director of the Harrington school, were also in attendance.

NARRAGANSETT – The digital literacy program for fourth graders at Narragansett Elementary School has had a successful first year thus far.

Brien Jennings, library media specialist at NES, has spearheaded the initiative to bring digital literacy to NES and form a partnership with the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media. Jennings hopes to eventually bring digital literacy to the entire district.

For the rest of this story and more local news, pick up a copy of the Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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