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Empowering Students in the Age of Big Data | - 0 views

  • Leaders in higher education explored the promise and peril of "big data" in learning, student support, and college completion.
    resources for and and as a result of EDUCAUSE summit
Jessica M

Critical Literacy, Digital Literacies, and Common Core State Standards: A Workable Union? - 0 views

  • Citation of evidence” and“analysis” are malleable activities, and this mal-leability provides opportunities for educators tocurve them to include a stronger critical literacycomponent.
  • Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequenceof events and explain how specific individuals,ideas, or events interact and develop over thecourse of the text
  • (d)emonstrate command of technology, includ-ing the Internet, to produce, publish, and updatework in response to ongoing feedback, includingfresh arguments or new information
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  • Cite strong and thorough textual evidenceto support analysis of what the text saysexplicitly as well as inferences drawn fromthe text, including determining where the textleaves matters uncertain
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness ofthe structure an author uses in his or herexposition or argument, including whether thestructure makes points clear, convincing, andengaging
  • Determine an author’s point of view or pur-pose in a text in which the rhetoric is partic-ularly effective, analyzing how style and con-tent contribute to the power, persuasiveness,or beauty of the text.
Jessica M

Open Up the Ceiling on the Common Core State Standards: Preparing Students ...: EBSCOhost - 0 views

    Online reading defined: locate information, critically evaluate, synthesize information, communicate
diane hamilton

Paul Willis - 0 views

    information on Willis' lads and social reproduced disengagement from literacy
diane hamilton

New Educator - 0 views

  • Today, Donny is in high school and a reader, Purcell-Gates said. To wonder what may have been the result if Jenny had not sought out Purcell-Gates, she points to a sobering statistic: a 78 percent drop out rate among urban Appalachians in many cities.
  • "One of the main conclusions in the book is that it is not just the presence of print for the child, it's the actual use of print that allows the learning to take place," she said. "Young children are paying attention to the people in their close circle or environment. They don't know in those very young ages that other people are reading and writing. To them, their world is what they experience where they live. And where the kids like Donny were living, no one read or wrote. So to them, reading and writing was not even something to reject. It didn't exist until they went to school.
  • "That is why it is so important to understand the worlds these children come from, so that you know what they are operating on.
    information about Purcell-Gates and her book on "Donny" a non-literate Appalachian boy
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