Innovative Approaches to Literacy Education

Innovative Approaches to Literacy Education

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How do educators best prepare students for the new literacies that will define their future? Quite possibly that is the single greatest challenge they face in literacy education today. Innovative Approaches to Literacy Education: Using the Internet to Support New Literacies will help K-12 educators respond to this challenge with valuable insight on the fundamental changes to literacy, literacy learning, and literacy instruction that are brought forth by information and communication technologies. Editors Rachel A. Karchmer, Marla H. Mallette, Donald J. Leu, Jr., and Julia Kara-Soteriou make important connections among theory, research, and practice by offering the stories of pioneering, award-winning classroom teachers who successfully use the Internet to support literacy instruction and scholars who study the relationship between literacy and technology. With this powerful combination of perspectives, educators will discover new instructional ideas and resources for their classrooms, new visions of instructional possibilities for their schools and districts, and new ways to view their work in light of new literacies. definition of literacy but also transform the nature of literacy instruction in their classrooms as they integrate the Internet and other information and communication technologies intoQuia Corporation, 1 1 2 Ralpha#39;s, 34 Random Thoughts (Schmier), 38-39 Raptor Resource Project, 40-41 , 41 Read a Book . ... Syndication (RSS), 1 61 research, 5-7, 74; professional development, 202-208 research-based effective practices, 210 research projects. ... 53; Mrs. McGowana#39;s 2nd Grade (website), 95; Mrs. Silvermana#39;s Second Grade Class, 116; PSD stationery project, 143-144 Seeger, Pete, anbsp;...

Title:Innovative Approaches to Literacy Education
Author:Rachel A. Karchmer
Publisher:International Reading Assn - 2005


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