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Media Literacy Reference
This article demonstrates the potential for critical inquiry in twenty-first century primary classrooms. The authors (two university professors and a first grade teacher) present an overview of theory/practice relationships in Mary's (teacher) multiethnic classroom with an emphasis on critical literacy, technology and multimodal learning. Readers are invited to journey with...
Media Literacy Reference
The imaginative and interactive modes of communication available for children today, above and beyond print, indicate a profound shift to the nature of reading education as a whole. This article reviews the theoretical landscape involved in multimodal education, and then examines the practices that make multimodal education feasible in the...
Media Literacy Reference
The article discusses the role of technology in changing the way how young people communicate and interact with the world. Topics covered include criticisms on the lack of emphasis on digital media in the core curriculum of middle and secondary schools, the need to expand digital literacy practices, and the...
Media Literacy Reference
The article proposes the integration of new digital literacy practices found throughout 21st-century U.S. society into the pre-existing traditional literacy diagnostic systems used by schools to evaluate students and curricula. Comments are given criticizing educational diagnosticians which fail to distinguish new literacies from older, conventional practices. The authors assert that...
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