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A game called Polly is designed to promote literacy - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

A game called Polly is designed to promote literacy - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | English Education | Scoop.it

A game called Polly is designed to promote literacy
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Roni Rosenfeld, left, professor in the School of Computer Science at CMU, and Agha Ali Raza, a Ph.D.

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How can the use of 'Polly' improve the literacy skills of of people who are illiterate?

If 'Polly' was a program for more advanced readers and writers, how then would it be beneficial? 

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Graphic novels are an interesting way to get students reading - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Graphic novels are an interesting way to get students reading - Midland Reporter-Telegram | English Education | Scoop.it
Graphic novels are an interesting way to get students reading
Midland Reporter-Telegram
I may have found the (almost) universal key this year: Graphic novels. In all reality, graphic novel is a fancy term for what are commonly known as comics.
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This article grants insight on how to engage students into reading more frequently. The article states that many students do not read for pleasure. It states that graphic novels allow different genres that students can be interested in and that frequent reading improves literacy and comprehension skills.

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