Spotlight on Teaching Literacy

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Teaching Literacy


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The Education Week Spotlight on Teaching Literacy is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Defining digital literacy
  • Customizing classroom book selections
  • Promoting literacy outside of English class
  • Developing a love of reading among students
  • Questioning the purpose of reading logs

You get the eight articles below in a downloadable PDF.

For educators, digital literacy means much more than learning to read online. Here's a guide to understanding it.
November 9, 2016 – Education Week

Most experts agree that even the very youngest students should be learning with a mix of print and digital texts.
November 9, 2016 – Education Week

Can iPads, social media apps, and digital reading platforms help teenagers better engage with a 500-year-old literary classic?
November 9, 2016 – Education Week

While it deals primarily in print books, a new app presents yet another angle on how digital technology is changing literacy instruction in schools.
November 9, 2016 – Education Week

The common core's lesser-known literacy standards call for teaching students to write, read, and analyze like historians, scientists, or other discipline experts.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week

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