The importance of literacy in improving social mobility
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Finding the best computer training. // Nation's Business;Feb87, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p55
Part 4 of Computerizing with Confidence series. Computer users must not settle for training courses which `downplay theory in favor of instructor-led button pushing.' Training programs must be chosen based on type of instruction, cost, and time involved. Susan Boyd of PC Concepts in...
- Consequences of family literacy for adults and children: Some... Philliber, William W.; Spillman, Robert E. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Apr96, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p558
Presents information on the findings of the United States National Adult Literacy Survey, on the consequences of family literacy programs for adults and children. Details on the Toyota Families for Learning Program; Outcome for adults and children.
- Promoting reflective thinking: Preservice teachers' literacy autobiographies as a common text. Brown, Deborah // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Feb99, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p402
Details how a literacy biography assignment can promote literacy teaching and reflective thinking. Background information on related studies; Description of the literacy biography assignment used by the author; Benefits of the assignment.
- Forming a parent reading-writing class: Connecting cultures, one pen at a time. Akroyd, Susan // Reading Teacher;Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p580
Focuses on writing among family members. Impact of classroom learning; Experience of participants.
- Teacher beliefs about learning: What happens when the child doesn't fit the schema? Schirmer, Barbara R.; Casbon, Jay // Reading Teacher;May97, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p690
Offers suggestions in supporting children's literacy teaching. Reflection of the teacher's beliefs about learning in the models and strategies they used to teach their students; Organization of knowledge as schemata; Use of background knowledge to make sense of new information or experience;...
- When bad things happen to good ideas in literacy education: Professional dilemmas, personal... Hoffman, James V. // Reading Teacher;Oct98, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p102
Explores the nature of reforms, improvements and professionalism in literacy education. Usage of process writing and writers' workshop strategies; Advantages and disadvantages of literature-based reading and readers' workshops; Instructiveness of research findings on literacy education.