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ICTs and Literacy

The requirements for a Literacies Education university course consisted of three tasks:

  • A written essay outlining how ICTs can support literacies learning in the primary school context.

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Summer Literacy

Our summer reading program has come to an end and although we don’t have the official statistics compiled just yet, we can already tell that our adult participation skyrocketed from last year while the youth involvement remained strong as well.   398 more words

Cassidy Community Center

What is literacy for Mummy?

Teaching the FUNCTION of literacy is a great place to start with young ones.  Learning the letters is not anywhere on Master2’s radar but he IS very excited to help ‘write his name’ on his banana for daycare. 45 more words


Why reading must come before analysis

Why reading must come before analysis OR why the essay writing project may never happen…

If you are interested in reading my previous posts on the essay writing project they can be found… 960 more words


September 2014 Recommended Reading - All About Me!

  1. All About Me by Lee Aucoin
  2. It’s Okay to be Different by Todd Parr
  3. My Book About Me by Dr. Seuss
  4. Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus…
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Play Builds Better Brains

Most of what scientists know about play and learning comes from animal studies. Initially, scientists believed that the rough-and-tumble play of young animals was a way to develop hunting or fighting skills. 209 more words

Tools For Life

Reflections on Illich 04: Why so long to do such simple stuff (and then get it wrong at the end of the process)

Illich, I. (1970). Deschooling Society. Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.  Downloadable from: http://www.preservenet.com/theory/Illich/Deschooling/intro.html

pp. 13-14  “There are very few skills that cannot be mastered by intensive drill over a relatively short time at a cost far less than the cost of 12 years of schooling.” 527 more words

Ivan Illich