Category Archives: Literacy

Literacy: Language Competence Beyond Our Comfort Zone

Someone monolingual is one who speaks one language. Someone bilingual is fluent in two languages, trilingual is fluent in three languages and someone multilingual is fluent in multiple languages. Speaking…

The Now Literacies Through the Lens of Sharing

I am excited to share ( 🙂 ) the keynote I am presenting at EVAC2014 in Maturin, Venezuela. Looking at the “Now” literacies, , including digital, media and global literacy,…

I Have Questions…

I have so many questions! I am wondering about the puzzle pieces that I need to think about and understand  to push forward towards transforming teaching and learning? How do…

Another Glimpse in the Classroom: Annotated Circle Share Out of Book Reading

Another glimpse into the classroom! Previous video clips: Socratic Seminar & Backchanneling, Visible Thinking Routine: Chalk Talk, Mystery Skype Call, Collaborate & Curate In the spirit of opening up classroom…

Blogs and Labels are about Information Literacy

My Middle School is using blogger (part of Google) as a platform for our students’ blogfolios. The blogfolio (term coined by Andrea Hernandez)  is part blog and part digital portfolio. Students…