Type:

Article/Essay

Description:

This is a synthesis of 20+ years of asking teachers what they expect their kids to be able to do after they graduate. Four roles of literate people, the skills required to fulfill each role and the type of end products produced in these roles is presented at the end of this 4 page document.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Education > Adult Education
  • Education > Education Administration/Leadership
  • Education > Measurement & Evaluation
  • Education > Teaching Techniques/Best Practices

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Pre-K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Professional Education & Development
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

Keywords:

Literacy goals roles skills

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

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License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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Joshua Marks
August 15, 2011

Nice overview on what "Literacy" is, and why.

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