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Disciplinary Literacy: My Overall Thoughts

Disciplinary literacy, over the course of the semester, has broadened my perception of how it is quintessential in the field of education. Disciplinary literacy, as stated by Wisconsin’s Common Core standard: ” … is defined as the confluence of content knowledge, experiences, and skills merged with the ability to read, write, listen, speak, think critically and perform in a way that is meaningful within the context of a given field” (Common Core 2011). 865 more words

Tips on Choosing Primary Schools for Your Child

Choosing a school in Australia is a stressful and at the same time complicated and confusing. Parents who have already gone through this process can relate to the stress and anxiety that you have to face while enrolling your child in the right school. 319 more words

Christian School

Disciplinary Literacy: Exploration into Mathematical Literacy

Mathematical literacy is a dieing art. Most individuals when they hear the word “math”, it makes them cringe at just the thought of having to explain or work on something with mathematical concepts. 1,188 more words

Surviving the Opioid Crisis

It wasn’t too long ago that I spoke of the rising risk fentanyl posed to society. Fast-forward nearly two years later, and the opioid crisis we’re facing seems to only be getting worse, not better. 427 more words

Health And Wellness

How-to: Pencil Sneakers

Materials needed:

  • Fabric paint (pink, yellow, silver, gold, and black)
  • Painter’s tape
  • Medium-sized paintbrush
  • Very small paintbrush
  • Scotchgard fabric protector

Step 1: Buy some white sneakers. 314 more words

Teaching

Literacy Within Different Disciplines: Exploration of Scientific Literacy

The first discipline that I have decided to explore according to the matter of literacy within the classroom is the field of science. Scientific literacy is essential within our day to day lives, and may shape our overall life styles. 1,242 more words

Why teaching literature is so important in a ‘post-truth’ world

Writing consists of marks of what we call language on a page: in the English language these marks consist of only 26 letters – ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ – and punctuation protocols (such as commas, full stops, question marks and so on). 640 more words

Education