TITLE

What's hot in adolescent literacy 1997-2006

AUTHOR(S)
Cassidy, Jack; Garrett, Sherrye Dee; Barrera IV, Estanislado S.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Sep2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents trends in adolescent literacy between 1997 and 2006 by examining the most common topics and issues addressed in general educational literature and by surveying members of the adolescent literacy field. Some survey respondents were asked to identify and elaborate upon the six issues they felt were the most important, which are adolescent literacy, comprehension, high-stakes assessment, word meaning/vocabulary, critical literacy/reading, and motivation. Also provided is a list of "Literacy Leaders" for 2006 divided geographically.
ACCESSION #
22500331

 

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