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Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

by Michele Anstey and Geoff Bull

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Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

Grades K – 8
Type Book
Pages 160
Published June 2006
Publisher International Reading Association

 

Description  

This timely resource explains the concept of multiliteracies and provides you with the knowledge, resources, attitudes, and strategies your elementary and middle school students need to succeed in a changing world.

Authors Michèle Anstey and Geoff Bull present a range of new and established ideas about literacy, emphasizing successful practices. Chapters cover how teachers can

  • Rely less on print texts
  • Respond to new trends in children’s literature
  • Balance guided reading, outcomes-based curricula, and schoolwide approaches to planning

New concepts are accompanied by reflection strategies to help you think about your understandings of literacy, multiliteracies, and texts. Plus, all chapters include “Theory Into Practice: Classroom Application” sections that demonstrate how you can incorporate multiliteracies every day in your teaching.

 

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