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Reading & Literacy Whitepaper

Disciplinary Literacy: Strategies for Success

A common misconception of literacy is that it only encompasses reading and writing. For that reason, literacy instruction is often relegated to Reading/Language Arts teachers. In this white paper, Angela Singer suggests that it is the responsibility of all educators to incorporate literacy instruction that promotes the critical thinking skills necessary for engagement in 21st century communication—and that cross-curricular collaboration is the key to unlocking student potential in all subject areas.