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    • Dira Cumberbatch

      Week 1

      By Dira Cumberbatch in the group ED 656 - Fall 2018
      What I found very interesting about this week readings is that there is a literacy deficiency in students. Biancarosa makes a very interesting point when she states that in order for students to be successful learners, they must master complex texts...
      • Tatyana Jackson

        me as a reader

        By Tatyana Jackson
        I have always been a lover of books this is probably due to the fact that when we got in trouble as kids our mom would send us to read a book. Books became an escape for me. I have come to love science fiction and works that give another reality,...
        • Cindy Raoul

          Key themes- Reading post

          By Cindy Raoul in the group ED 656 - Fall 2018
          Key Themes The key theme in the article found in the Biancarosa article focused on students making the transition from to higher level literacy and a student goes up grade levels. Biancarosa mentions three levels: 1)mastering increasingly...
          • Charlton Simmons

            My experience as a reader

            By Charlton Simmons in the group ED 656 - Fall 2018
            My experience as a reader was involved participating in the reading Olympics in school. I enjoyed reading a wide array of books and really wanted to showcase what I learned. Each year, we were given a list of books to read and our team would travel...
            • Minh Pham

              The Evolution of Literacy

              By Minh Pham in the group ED 656 - Fall 2018
              What were the key themes in this set of article? The articles tackled the issue of the challenges of approaching the evolving literacy "standards" throughout a student's academic career. The relevance and the demand of literacy...
              • Tatyana Jackson

                ED656 week 1 work

                By Tatyana Jackson
                In the Biancarosa  article  it is emphasis  on the theme  of  the demands of literacy changing as students progress and not just is terms used but in content application and how this effects scholars reading to learn.This...
                • Minh Pham

                  Pham - Week 1

                  By Minh Pham in the group ED 656 - Fall 2018
                  I actually never really liked learning through literacy. In fact, I looked for as many opportunities to avoid reading as were presented. I only really read comic books and surprisingly encyclopedia (now Wikipedia). I didn't like to read...
                  • Charlton Simmons

                    Week 1

                    By Charlton Simmons in the group ED 656 - Fall 2018
                    Key Themes   The key theme in the article by Gina Biancarosa focused on students making the transition from basic literacy to higher level literacy and the challenges that follow. There were three challenges highlighted in the text:...
                    • Krista Hegge

                      Teaching Literacy

                      By Krista Hegge
                      Hello, As I was reading the articles for this week the general inference was why it is important to teach literacy and different strategies to implement in the classroom. Literacy education is important in today's classrooms. But with the...
                      • Milani Machicote

                        ED 656 Week 1 Reading Response

                        By Milani Machicote
                        The biggest takeaway that I received from reading this week’s assigned articles was that there is a multitude of ways to teach literacy within the classroom. For a very long time literacy has been reduced to just reading and writing and I am...

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