Monthly Archives: October 2014

Reading Reflection 3: Vision Statement for Teaching and Learning Online Reading Comprehension

In his “This I Believe” segment on NPR, Matt Harding says, “People want to feel connected to each other.  They want to be heard and seen and they’re curious to hear and see others from places far away.”  If I … Continue reading

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Reading Reflection 2: Online Reading Comprehension

LABELING AND DEFINING LITERACY IN 2014  You say to-may-toe, I say to-mah-to.  Some say digital literacies, some say digital literacy.  As Leu, Kinzer, Coiro, Castek, and Henry stated in New Literacies: A Dual-Level Theory of the Changing Nature of Literacy, Instruction, … Continue reading

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New Literacies Scholar: Dr. Victoria Purcell-Gates

Dr. Victoria Purcell-Gates is a professor of Language and Literacy at British Columbia in Vancouver.  She has published several books and scholarly articles about literacy, including Other People’s Words: The Cycle of Low Literacy (1997), Print Literacy Development: Uniting Cognitive and Social Practice … Continue reading

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