Literacy

High quality essays written by experts on literacy and education are presented. Essays discuss the rise of literacy rates in the U.S. throughout its history, the reasons for the broad decline of reading in recent years, and educational theories which attempt to improve this trend.

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Literacy Rates Across the Globe.

Trinidad & Tobago Country Review

A map is presented with information on the literacy rates across the globe. READ MORE »

Promoting Literacy: Resources of the National Institute for Literacy.

Phi Kappa Phi Forum

Provides information on resources of the National Institute for Literacy which aim to promote literacy in the U.S. as of April 2004. Literacy... READ MORE »

Literacy in the Information Age.

Educational Leadership

Considers three categories of literacy in relation to information technology. Discussion on narrative, expository and document literacy; Definition... READ MORE »

Definitions / Perspectives.

Teacher Librarian

Explores the definition of information literacy from various perspectives. Definition offered by the American Library Association Presidential... READ MORE »

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A Study On Legal Literacy Among Secondary School Students

A Study On Legal Literacy Among Secondary School Students

Indian Streams Research Journal

Legal literacy is matter of great concern in todays society. The failure of execution of many laws has been attributed to the lack of awareness .... READ MORE »

Avaliação pedagógica de obras literárias

Avaliação pedagógica de obras literárias

Educação

Placed between the abundance of the publishing market and the work with reading in the schools, the educational evaluation of literary works carried... READ MORE »

Rewriting

Rewriting "Goldilocks" in the urban, multicultural elementary school

Reading Teacher

This article presents an experimental project on the use of multiliteracies and new technology in the urban elementary school Joyce Public School in... READ MORE »

Citatelsk� gramotnost �iakov �tvrt�ho rocn�ka z�kladn�ch �k�l: s�vislosti s vekov�mi rozdielmi �iakov v r�mci jedn�ho rocn�ka

Citatelsk� gramotnost �iakov �tvrt�ho rocn�ka z�kladn�ch �k�l: s�vislosti s vekov�mi rozdielmi �iakov v r�mci jedn�ho rocn�ka

Slovak Journal for Educational Sciences / Pedagogika

The study focuses on studentscountry's educational policy regarding delay of schol enrollment, and retention or acceleration of students. The... READ MORE »

Literacy Learning: the Middle Years

Literacy Learning: the Middle Years

Literacy Learning: The Middle Years

An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the strong commitment of the editorial team, best literary practice of... READ MORE »

TECH TRENDS: THE BIG PICTURE

TECH TRENDS: THE BIG PICTURE

Tech & Learning

The article presents a list of strategies used at Burleson Elementary, which can strengthen as well as build all-important literacy skills. READ MORE »

Ideas offered for adult literacy programs

Ideas offered for adult literacy programs

Reading Today

Announces the availability of Project Lifelong Learning's video and print materials that identify key strategies for helping adults develop their... READ MORE »

Patient handouts?  We're wasting our time

Patient handouts? We're wasting our time

RN

Discusses the uselessness of printed education materials for patients due to the compounding problem of adult illiteracy. Decrease in reading levels... READ MORE »

THE STANDARDS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL LITERACY: TODAY THE BOSTON MUSEUM OF SCIENCE, TOMORROW THE WORLD

THE STANDARDS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL LITERACY: TODAY THE BOSTON MUSEUM OF SCIENCE, TOMORROW THE WORLD

Technology Teacher

The article presents information on International Technology Education Association's document "Standards for Technological Literacy" (STL). This... READ MORE »

Jóvenes, currículo y competencia literaria

Jóvenes, currículo y competencia literaria

Revista Electrónica de Investigación Educativa

In this article we describe the access to literary texts and analyze literacy practices in a particular domain: high school literature class. We... READ MORE »

Children and Spiritual Reading

Children and Spiritual Reading

America

The article focuses on the significance of using Catholic literature in character building for school children. The author cites the study done by... READ MORE »

GREAT EXPECTATIONS: RESULTS FROM A FACULTY SURVEY OF STUDENTS' INFORMATION LITERACY PROFICIENCY

GREAT EXPECTATIONS: RESULTS FROM A FACULTY SURVEY OF STUDENTS' INFORMATION LITERACY PROFICIENCY

IATUL Annual Conference Proceedings

In the fall of 2012, our library surveyed teaching faculty to gauge their expectations around students' use of information. We asked instructors what... READ MORE »

Kauno meno mokyklos prisiminimų puslapius besklaidant

Kauno meno mokyklos prisiminimų puslapius besklaidant

Acta Academiae Artium Vilnensis

The article outlines the memories of Kaunas School of Arts in Lithuania. It notes that the country has many higher education institutions from which... READ MORE »

Fourth period in Grade 7 literacy workshop: Insights from organizational and management theories

Fourth period in Grade 7 literacy workshop: Insights from organizational and management theories

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

Argues that literacy workshops are highly organized environments. Features of the six theoretical organizational models; Characteristics of well-... READ MORE »

Stvaranje prijatelja/Making friends: Multimodal literacy activities as bridges to intercultural friendship and understanding

Stvaranje prijatelja/Making friends: Multimodal literacy activities as bridges to intercultural friendship and understanding

Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

Focuses on the cross-cultural collaborative literacy project entitled Making Friends, involving U.S. and Bosnian middle school students and their... READ MORE »

Introduction to the special issue on evolutionary educational psychology

Introduction to the special issue on evolutionary educational psychology

Learning & Individual Differences

Introduces a series of articles pertaining to educational psychology, featured in the December 2000 issue of the periodical 'Learning and Individual... READ MORE »

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