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      Week 10 Group B Dira Cumberbatch

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      Dira Cumberbatch Week 10     A lot of times the science subject are not viewed as a literacy subject. What people do not seem to realize is that literacy skills are needed in many different aspects in science. Reading...
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        Dira Cumberbatch's Week 7 reading response

        By Dira Cumberbatch in the group Group B Comments (1)
        Embracing the digital age can be a useful tool in the classroom. Students of all ages are attached to their technology devices. Different kind of pieces of technology are many kids’ accessories these days. Even adults are guilty of this....
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          Reading Response Week 6

            Literacy plays an important role in all content areas not just in English Language Arts. I do believe that all teachers have to teach literacy in their classroom to train students to be able to do more than just read and write words from a...
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            week 4

            To me literacy instruction should not be one sided. Literacy needs to be flexible because there are many factors involved for example a student’s grade level, background, population and the content material. Zelman and Daniels small list of...
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              Week 3 Reading assignments

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              Disciplinary- based literacy is understanding that all text requires you to read, analyze and synthesize the information differently and this involves specific knowledge and skills that require you to be able to read, write and interpret the text...
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                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...

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