Pamela Batlemento

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2014 NCTE Education Policy Platform - NCTE

Today, being literate requires us to create, manage, analyze, and synthesize multiple streams of information and to generate meaningful messages for …

Pedagogy

Nurturing Literacy: Tips and Resources For Developing Lifelong Readers

Early Literacy Teaching Guides: MAKE WAY FOR BOOKS, an early literacy advocacy nonprofit, offers a wealth of resources for educators. And MWFB’s …

Teaching

Resources and Downloads to Improve Student Performance

Resources on This Page:<p><b>Tips for downloading:</b> PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone …

Boosting literacy: teaching tips, ideas and research – live chat

Recently, I came across a great blog post by English teacher Andrew Tharby on a new approach he's been using to improve student literacy.<p>He was concerned that the baseline English tests that students are required to take when they join his secondary school damages their confidence, as many students …

I’m not an English teacher but……

It’s every teacher’s job to teach literacy and to teach it well. I’d argue as a geography teacher that literacy is more important than the …

The connection between children's knowledge and use of grapho-phonic and morphemic units in written text and their learning at school

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Making a Difference: The World of Giving - Authors, Books, Reading and Literacy

What are you reading? What was the last book you read? These are two of my favorite questions to ask in order to jump start a conversation with an old friend or a new acquaintance. It always warms my heart when I listen to someone talk about a book they are reading or when I receive a book …

10 Awesome Book Charities That Help Kids All Over The World

A 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress test found that 65 percent of fourth graders read at a "below proficient" level. According to the nonprofit Reading Is Fundamental, one of the best ways to develop children's literacy is to encourage kids to read at home. The problem? Two-thirds of …

Books for Boys and Books for Girls: Problems with Gendered Reading

<i>Originally posted on Book Riot:</i><p>We can be our own worst enemies when it comes to teaching kids how to love reading.<p>We tell boys -- yes, <i>we</i> tell boys -- that they don't like to read. That reading is something not for them. It starts at the top with us as adults and as gatekeepers (librarians, …

Student Motivation and Engagement in Literacy Learning | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

<b>Some teachers think that motivational activities must entertain students and therefore create fun activities that are not necessarily focused on</b> …

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Imagine going to work everyday and having to complete tasks m…

Imagine going to work everyday and having to complete tasks much more complex than you could cope with. This is what it can be like for many Dyslexics in a world full of writing.<p>Dyslexia is an often misunderstood condition which affects 5-15% of individuals. More accurately Dyslexia is a Specific Reading Disorder, meaning that people with this disability have unique weakness in literacy. They are often of average to above average intelligence but struggle with understanding the written world. …

WFP Food Gives Women And Adolescent Girls In Afghanistan A Chance To Be Literate

In a country where girls are rarely allowed to attend school, WFP's food serves as a powerful incentive for male family members to send the women - …

Taking the Lead on Adolescent Literacy

The Elements of Effective Adolescent Literacy Instruction

Adolescent Literacy Motivation

Adolescent Literacy Stats

Children's Book Authors: "How to Teach Kids to Love Books"

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