During class today I kind of had this…wait for it… ‘aha’ moment. I was listening to some of my peers talk about the future of literacy with a large focus on technology as a tool of literacy, and I began … Continue reading
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In our discussion yesterday, 11/7 I think that the argument brought forth about the use of the computer as “a gateway to literacy” was interesting as we progress even further into the course. The discussion transitions our quest from what … Continue reading
In reading Delpit’s piece, “Other People’s Children,” I found myself agreeing with much of the cultural conflicts and areas of concern brought forth. The concerns have so much to do with the ever-changing dynamics of the American classroom today and with … Continue reading
I took the time to read the article, “Bootstraps: From an American Academic of Color” by Victor Villanueva Jr. This article was very interesting when it came to the dynamics and the perceptions attached to the different “Englishes” spoken in … Continue reading
The article that drew my attention was Heath’s “Protean Shapes in Literacy Events: Ever-Shifting Oral and Literate Traditions”. Since our first day in class my interest and conflict resided in the classification of oral communication in our repertoire of Literacy. … Continue reading
The ability to read and write effectively so that the meaning of the text is comprehendible.