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Literacy Day 2015

Happy International Literacy Day 2015 Translating: International Literacy Day Chinanteco (San Felipe Usila, Mexico): jm quieh a he ma jyi Quechua (Bolivia): Yachana Jatun Punchay Nyungar (Australia): Nidja Kedela Boolala Moort Bibbul Djinanginy (this day lots of people/family are looking … Continue reading

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Our calendar for September 2015 features a photo of environmental education from Mount Rainer National Park. September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa. Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy and Responsible Travel Week #rtweek2015

One of the goals for Responsible Travel Week is focusing attention on specific places, particularly where we have friends and partners. The relevant pages on the Planeta Wiki will be edited with links to our favorite curated resources. Which places … Continue reading

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September 8 is International Literacy Day #LiteracyDay

If you can read this, thank a teacher! September 8 is International Literacy Day. We may have the computers, smartphones and wired wonders galore, but at a practical level digital illiteracy is thoroughly embedded in government, in business, in education, in health … . Questions: How do we become … Continue reading

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Happy International Transliteracy Day

September 8 is International Literacy Day! Here’s to developing our literacy and transliteracy skills. Transliteracy? Transliteracy = the ability to read and write using multiple media, including traditional print media, electronic devices and online tools. (Thank you, WordSpy!)

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How to prepare for Indigenous Peoples Week, August 6-12

For the 4th year in a row Planeta.com is hosting an event focusing on indigenous peoples and tourism around the world. We have partnered with friends and colleagues from the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award to create the second … Continue reading

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Announcement: Parks Web 2.0 Workshop

Here is the announcement of the next Web 2.0 workshop that links parks and tourism. The webinar begins next Monday: With the goal of developing web literacy and information sharing among managers and providers of tourism services in parks and … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy

A few weeks ago I was watching with a surprising amount of interest the livestreaming from New Zealand’s NetHui. It was chock-full of honest conversations and observations, including this gem: Digital illiteracy is thoroughly embedded in government, in business, in … Continue reading

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