ED 656 - Fall 2018's blogs

    • Dira Cumberbatch

      Week 1

      By Dira Cumberbatch
      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...
      • Cindy Raoul

        Key themes- Reading post

        By Cindy Raoul
        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
          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
            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...
            • Minh Pham

              Pham - Week 1

              By Minh Pham
              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
                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:...
                • Rachel DeMayo

                  Week 1 Readings

                  By Rachel DeMayo
                  What impressed me most about these articles is how lacking our Common Core literacy standards really are. There are a few contributing factors to this.   Biancarosa points out that there is not enough emphasis on literacy skill...
                  • Cindy Raoul

                    Pushed to love to read

                    By Cindy Raoul
                    I growing up never use to like to read. I was an A student but really struggled when it came to my reading level all because I refused to read. I didn't have any issues reading, I just didn't want to do it. Then it came down to taking state...
                    • Rachel Richards

                      My Literacy Experience

                      By Rachel Richards
                      My Literacy Experience I did not grow up in a home where I had a bookshelf with an endless number of books. Therefore, my only source of reading was at school since my Island have one library that the entire population shared. However, I still...
                    ED 656 - Fall 2018

                    ED 656 - Fall 2018

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