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Rick Beach

Teaching Publishing is a 21st Century Literacy | DMLcentral - 10 views

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    Posit the value of publishing students' writing as a 21st Century literacy
Rick Beach

The Future of the Book. on Vimeo - 3 views

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    IDEO's Nelson, Coupland, and Alice for responding to and connecting with books and readers
Rick Beach

A Manifesto for Media Education - 6 views

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    media educators voice their idea about the need for media literacy education
Dana Huff

Langwitches Blog » What does it Mean to be Literate? - 7 views

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    Our definition of literacy is changing. Are we ready? Are our students?
Dana Huff

A Dozen of Literature's Greatest Jerks :: Blogs :: List of the Day :: Paste - 6 views

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    Paste compiles a list of some of literature's biggest jerks. You know you love to hate them.
Dana Huff

AAUP: New-Media Literacies - 3 views

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    Being literate in a real-world sense means being able to read and write using the media forms of the day, whatever they may be. For centuries, consuming and producing words through reading and writing and, to a lesser extent, listening and speaking were sufficient. But because of inexpensive, easy-to-use, and widely available new tools, literacy now requires being conversant with new forms of media as well as text, including sound, graphics, and moving images.
John Atkinson

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles - 7 views

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    Create word clouds from texts in a variety of shapes. Requires Microsoft Silverlight.
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    Like Wordle but choose cloud's shape
Dana Huff

Generation B - Father and Daughter Bond by Years of Reading - NYTimes.com - 2 views

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    This father and daughter made reading together at night a mission.
Melody Velasco

Teaching That Sticks: Organizing Thinking - 9 views

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    "Graphic organizers will be beneficial to students whenever they are given new information. They can be used to sequence, brainstorm and organize. During reading and listening students should be encouraged to graphically organize new information."
Dana Huff

TCRecord: Article - 5 views

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    Jim Burke shared this article by Nanci Atwell on the Myths of Independent Reading.
Leigh Newton

BetterWorldBooks.com: Buy Used Books to Fund Literacy Worldwide - 1 views

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    Purchase books and fund world literacy
Leigh Newton

What Are the Seven Reading Comprehension Strategies? - 22 views

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    While I think there are more than seven, this collection is a good summary.
Leigh Newton

BBC - Schools Ages 4-11 - Literacy Sites - 0 views

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    Primary literacy tools.
Kyle Stevens

10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports - TheApple.com - 0 views

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    Alternatives to the traditional book report.
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