Strategies for using context clues in reading including word parts, definition–> explanation, examples, antonyms, and analogies.
Literacy is the ability to make sense of or use ‘something.’ From books to technology, research to writing, literacy is the foundation of learning.
To create authentic writing assignments, you should have a clear purpose & resistant audience in mind — one students must work to engage.
In understanding the shift from literacy to digital literacy, it may help to take a look at the underlying assumptions of digital literacy.
From high-interest text libraries to phonics and vocabulary builders, here are 14 of the best apps for struggling or hesitant teen readers.
While screen time certainly matters, focusing only on time is like developing a literacy program that focuses only on ‘minutes read.’
Start with the big ideas of written communication: Who (author) is saying what (theme/main idea, etc.) to whom (audience)?
Reader’s theater is a collaborative literacy activity, for all ages, that incorporates reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Mind-maps allow teachers to gain insight into their students’ thought processes and see the development of their work.
Some readers may think they dislike the process of reading but everyone loves ideas–and reading is a wonderful strategy to find them.
The following digital tools to build vocabulary include reference tools, word clouds, games and review, word walls, and virtual field trips.