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3.5.5 References / Links to Further Resources

References for 3.5 Relationships and Digital Literacy

Carrington, V. (2005). New textual landscapes, information and early literacy. Popular Culture, New Media and Digital Literacy in Early Childhood. J. Marsh. London, Routledge: 10-20.

Gnawali, L. (2008) Teacher networks and teacher professional development. Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/laxmangnawali/teacher-networks-teacher-professional-development

Gove, M. (2011) Speech to the Schools Network: DFE, In the News, Speeches. Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://www.education.gov.uk/inthenews/speeches/a00200484/michael-gove-speaks-to-the-schools network

Jenkins, H., Clinton, K., Purushotma, R., Robison, A., & Weigel, M. (2006). Confronting the challenges of participatory culture: Media education for the 21st century. An occasional paper on digital media and learning. The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Accessed 5/11/12 at: http://digitallearning.macfound.org/atf/cf/%7B7E45C7E0-A3E0-4B89-AC9C-E807E1B0AE4E%7D/JENKINS_WHITE_PAPER.PDF

Jones, C., Ramanau, R. Cross, S., and Healing, G.  (2010). Net generation or Digital Natives: Is there a distinct new generation entering university? Computers & Education, 54(3), pp. 722–732. Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://oro.open.ac.uk/19890/2/8CECE8C9.pdf

Lave, J. and Wenger, E. (1991) Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Livingstone, S. (2009). Children and the Internet, Cambridge: Polity.

Marsh, J., and Davies, J. (Eds) (2010) Virtual literacies: interactive spaces for children and young people. London: Routledge

Merchant, G. (2011). Unravelling the social network: theory and research.Learning, Media and Technology 37(1): 4-19

Merchant, G., Gillen, J., Marsh, J., and Davies, J. (Eds) (2012) Virtual Literacies: Interactive Spaces for Children and Young People. New York, London: Routledge

Pahl, K. (2012) A Reason to Write: Exploring writing epistemologies in two contexts. Pedagogies: An International Journal 7 (3) pp 209-228

Waller, M. (2010). A fixed point in time and pedagogy: bringing the ‘new’ into the primary classroom. ESRC seminar series, ‘Children’s and Young People’s digital literacies in virtual worlds’. May Vol. 28. Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://www.changinghorizons.net/files/downloads/2010/05/esrcpaper.pdf

Wellington, J (2002). Exploring the Secret Garden: the growing importance of ICT in the home. British Journal of Educational Technology 32.2 (2002): 233-244.

Wenger, E. (1998) Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Further resources

BBC (2012) Stay Safe. Accessed 5/11/12 at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/stay-safe

Childnet International (2012) Resources including e-safety. Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://www.childnet.com/

Guardian (2012) Don’t let e-safety be a barrier to social networking in school [newspaper online] Accessed 5/11/12 at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/teacher-network/2012/jul/26/social-networking-school-safety

Kidsmart (2012) Resources including e-safety. Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/

Shipton, L. (2011) Think you know how? Improving e-safety in primary schools, Sheffield Hallam University. Accessed 5/11/12 at: http://www.shu.ac.uk/_assets/pdf/improving-esafety-in-primary.pdf


School safety policy (2010) Policy generator. Accessed 6/11/12 at:



UKCCIS (2012) The UK Council for Child Internet Safety. Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://www.education.gov.uk/ukccis


UK Safer Internet Centre (2012) Accessed 6/11/12 at: http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/


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