Cultivating & Integrating Literacy Across the Curriculum

di Howard Slepkov

Literacy and its cultivation is the key to education in the 21st Century. We say that THOSE WHO READ, SUCCEED and that has never been more important than it is today. From the earliest grades, we need to encourage literacy which today means more than just being able to read and write. It means being able to understand and apply what we read to our own lives and the world around us. We live in an increasingly global, technolo... Leggi dettagli

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  • A Deep Dive Into What Integration Really Is

    A Deep Dive Into What Integration Really Is

    When I first began school, the timetable was artificially divided up into segments of time oriented around specific subject areas. By the time I was finished teaching pre-service students, we were no longer talking about subject ...

    15:08
  • Curiosity, Conceptual Development & Literacy Enhancement

    Curiosity, Conceptual Development & Literacy Enhancement

    Literacy enhancement beyond the skills involved in reading comprehension begins with basic curiosity about the world. As we explore the world around us, we create concepts in our minds about the objects in our environment and the ...

    15:19
  • Personal Reflections on Joanne Levy's Fish Out of Water

    Personal Reflections on Joanne Levy's Fish Out of Water

    To help our students develop a real love of reading and to enhance literacy skill growth, we need to lead them to books in which they will find something of themselves either in the characters or the situations or their passions a...

    13:20
  • Enhancing Literacy Means Aiming For Deep Learning

    Enhancing Literacy Means Aiming For Deep Learning

    Last week, I posted about the banning of books and how I reacted to what happened in the Deep South recently. Since then, an old friend approached me about my thoughts on different approaches to dealing with book banning and what...

    15:57
  • Other Words For Home by Jasmine Warga

    Other Words For Home by Jasmine Warga

    In order to effectively reach an increasingly diverse student population, teachers need to understand where their students have come from and what their lives must have been like at an earlier time. We are no longer on the same w...

    16:19