New Literacies In Action: Teaching And Learning In Multiple Media (Language and Literacy Series (Teachers College Pr)) (Language and Literacy (Paperback))
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What do classroom teachers do on a daily basis to incorporate the study and production of texts in multiple media? What are some of their assignments? How do teachers assign grades in a classroom where the final project may be a sculpture, a film, or a website? This book answers these and many other questions by examining the work of pioneers: teachers who have transformed their classrooms in an effort to broaden the literacy of their students. Describing some of the most innovative examples of teaching and learning, this volume offers practical guidance, including actual lessons, assignments, and assessments that have been used successfully in pioneering classrooms.
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answered “English.” Fisher explained the rationale for the assignment: Information or entertainment is being pumped at [kids] from so many different channels. I think it can rapidly turn into a blur unless the kids have some critical structure in their brains to hang all of that on. And unless they have some time to sit down and physically separate this stuff in their head, and take a chance just to look in depth at something critically, I think it rapidly becomes just a corporate blur with no
month? How are you using the Student Agenda? • Have you set a regular study and homework time in the evening? • How have you contributed to the learning of others? • How many deadlines have you missed? • How would someone know that you care about your work and are giving your best effort? • How well do you use class time? 118 New Literacies and High School English 119 workout in how nonliteral representations can have meaning, no matter the medium. And they were getting practice in going
“sketch-to-stretch” strategy, students are encouraged to translate something they have read in print into a drawing or some other form of visual image. It could be that this kind of visualization could help students comprehend the content more effectively than simply relying on print to convey all of the information (Tsurusaki, Deaton, Hay, & Thomson, 2003). Other studies have compared and contrasted reading and writing strategies for traditional print text versus hypertext (Coiro, 2003; Dreher,
literacy?”) Others at the Ghent conference pointed out that in most other languages, there are no words similar to literacy that can be attached to other concepts (such as computer or emotional) to make a new phrase. I have decided to follow the lead of the New Literacy Studies in that, when I am referring to the approach and perspective that situates literacy clearly as a social practice, I will use and capitalize New Literacy. When I am referring to the plethora of communication media available