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Technoliteracies: Sharing the Top Digital Resources to Support Student Readers and Writers

Last year, my best friend Erin Olson and I started an Instagram account to share our love of literacy and technology. Technoloiteracies was born as a place where we could share the best resources, apps, and technology to support student … Continue reading

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How to Read Infographics: The SCD Strategy

To help students become independent readers and comprehend the complex information they will encounter throughout their lifetime teaching comprehension strategies will help them flourish. The capacity to self-direct reading strategies is extremely important in our fast-paced, technology-rich world. Cognitive processes … Continue reading

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3 Strategies to Support Student Interaction with Complex Text

Upon graduation, we hope students leave school equipped with skills, strategies, and tools to support a lifetime of literacy encounters. Whether on the job, in college, or informing oneself on Presidential Candidates; students will be continuously encountering text that must … Continue reading

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Guided Reading Made Simple

Guided Reading is appropriate for any grade level and is part of a balanced literacy program. Even as adults, we gain skills to understand new or difficult texts (epubs, infographics, poetry, microblogging). Guided reading helps educators differentiate in the classroom … Continue reading

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Developing “Healthy Skeptics” in the Age of New Literacies

One of my most poignant “slaps on the face” in the classroom came while conferring with a student over their research paper. During our conversation, confusion aroseĀ from the conflicting information that he had found on the web. Upon further dialogue, … Continue reading

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