New avenues to literacy
- The logic of our failures in literacy practices and teaching. Albright, James // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p644
Discusses classroom stories which focused on the logic of failures in literacy practices and teaching. Notion of engagement with texts; Reasons why students refuse to engage in literate activities; Problems in proposing another way of thinking about literacy and teaching.
- Fossil Adventures. McDonald, Laurie // Library Talk;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p19
Describes the use of an effective collaboration experience as an advertising medium in teaching valuable information literacy skills. Steps in collaboration; Reaction of students to the method of teaching used; Perspectives on the experience.
- Saskatchewan councils tackle wide range of projects. Tenaski, Connie // Reading Today;Feb/Mar95, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p18
Reports on the projects of the Saskatchewan Reading Council for 1995. Annual conference; Activities of the nine councils.
- Explicit and Systematic Teaching of Reading-a new slogan? Cambourne, Brian // Reading Teacher;Oct99, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p126
Examines the role of explicit and systematic teaching in literacy learning. Discussion on explicit teaching; Definition of systematic instruction; Difference between the concept of mindful from mindless learning.
- Intermediality: Bridge to critical media literacy. Pailliotet, Ann Watts; Semali, Ladislaus; Rodenberg, Rita K.; Giles, Jackie K.; Macaul, Sherry L. // Reading Teacher;Oct2000, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p208
Explains how intermedial concepts and practices may assist educators and their students. Definition of intermediality; Rationales for teaching critical media literacy and intermedial instruction; Practical examples of each intermedial element.
- Walking the Collaborative Talk. Bush, Gail // Knowledge Quest;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p52
Focuses on the Evidence Project, a research-and-development initiative conducted at Project Zero, which focuses on developing effective methods of improving instructional practices. Use of protocols of inquiry groups to effectively guide discussion toward productive outcomes; Examples of...
- Training takes on new dimensions. Suttell, Scott // Crain's Cleveland Business;4/17/95, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p15
Features the Computer Learning Center operated by TempsPlus placement firm. Goal of teaching students how to use computers; Customizing of computer instruction.
- Editorial. Beswick, Kim; Muir, Tracy // Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom;Aug2009, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Jane Watson, Jane Skalicky, Noleine Fitzallen and Suzie Wright on how to help students develop an appreciation of the variability of processes that generate data, one by Thelma Perso on the literacy demands of the...
- Literacy development. Indrisano, Roselmina; Chall, Jeanne S. // Journal of Education;1995, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p63
Focuses on literacy development. Definitions of literacy; Theories of reading development; Contribution of literacy development to the learning and teaching of reading and to the interventions designed for those whose progress lags behind the expected; Development of a model on reading development.