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How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas?

How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas? | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
Literacy instruction is the responsibility of all educators -- regardless of the content they teach.
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Content literacy is key.

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Current Projects | SCALE

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Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning & Equity

Student Performance Assessment Resources

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High Schools Must Integrate Framework For 21st Century Learning to Produce Effective Citizens in a Global Economy - P21

High Schools Must Integrate Framework For 21st Century Learning to Produce Effective Citizens in a Global Economy - P21 | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
High schools need a relentless focus on the results that matter for student success in the 21st century according to The Partnership for 21st Century
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Shanahan on Literacy: Disciplinary Literacy

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Teaching and assessing reading, writing, and literacy from Timothy Shanahan: What is Disciplinary Literacy?

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IRA Books : Literacy Remix

IRA Books : Literacy Remix | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
Downloadable supplementary material for the book Literacy Remix
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Ideas for PLPs (Personalized Learning Plans):

A sample of student videos - Advocacy Writing and Documentary Poetry.

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Blog | International Literacy Association

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Literacy Daily from ILA - a new resource every day.

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Hearts, Heads, & Hands - P21

teacher preparation, classroom practice, 21st century skills, 21st century learning
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Teacher engagement and project based learning.

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Adolescent Literacy Overview

Adolescent Literacy Overview | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
A guide to IRA's resources on literacy among learners aged 11 to 18
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Adolescent Literacy overview from the International Literacy Association.

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Learning Design Collaborative: Curriculum Library

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Create free account to sign in and access the Learning Design Collaborative's Curriculum Library with exemplars of lessons, units, and student work.

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Create a Great Future: STEM Career Research Using Close Reading - ReadWriteThink

Create a Great Future: STEM Career Research Using Close Reading - ReadWriteThink | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
What if students could see the relevance of their school curriculum to real-world, interesting, STEM-related careers? Let’s help them create a great future!
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Challenge Based Learning - Toolkit

challengebasedlearning.org is a social networking site for educators and students interested in Challenge Based Learning (CBL). Find other educators interested in CBL, propose challenges and share solutions. Take action and make a difference! This is the browse resources page.
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"Challenge Based Learning is an engaging multidisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that encourages students to leverage the technology they use in their daily lives to solve real-world problems through efforts in their homes, schools and communities."

from Apple, Challenge Based Learning

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Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm | Books

Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm | Books | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
Official website of Dr. Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, expertise in teaching reluctant and struggling readers through a variety of multimodal techniques to foster greater strategic competence and understanding.
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"We wanted to consider what might happen if we could unite our goals as teachers with the passions of our students as readers.” Jeff Wilhelm
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Southwest Educational Consultants Inc. | www.frankserafini.com

Southwest Educational Consultants Inc. | www.frankserafini.com | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
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Frank Serafini research on multimodalities and mulitliteracies.

See also, Reading the Visual

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Introduction

Introduction | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
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Inquiry based learning resources.

Authenticity, Deep Understanding, Performances of Understanding, Assessment, Appropriate Use of Technology, Connecting with Experts, Student Success, Ethical Citizenship

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Educational Leadership:Data: Now What?:Collaborative Inquiry

Educational Leadership:Data: Now What?:Collaborative Inquiry | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
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What research says about Collaborative Inquiry - Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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National Literacy Project » Books

National Literacy Project » Books | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
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Books and resources form Judith Irvin, executive director of the National Literacy Project - adolescent literacy.

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Techquity in an Increasingly Wired World—Part 1 of “Learning and Leading in a Connected World” | Educator Innovator

Techquity in an Increasingly Wired World—Part 1 of “Learning and Leading in a Connected World” | Educator Innovator | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
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Part 1 of a 4-part webinar series - free. What does it mean to learn and lead in open and connected ways in a diverse and complex world? A collaboration from National Writing Project and Educator Innovator.

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All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org

All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers. AdLit.org is an educational initiative of WETA, the flagship public television and radio station in the nation's capital, and is funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York and by the Ann B. and Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation.
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All about Adolescent Literacy - resources for parents and educators

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The Power of Narrative Thinking | Pedagogy & Practice

The Power of Narrative Thinking | Pedagogy & Practice | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
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Prezi from Bruce Ballenger, Speaking About Pedagogy & Practice in English - the role of narrative thinking and writing in research.

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Literacy for Life | Fisher & Frey

Literacy for Life | Fisher & Frey | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
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Relevant resources for all secondary literacy teachers, specialists, and administrators.

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Appendix%20M%20Connections%20to%20the%20CCSS%20for%20Literacy_061213.pdf

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NCTE Framework for 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment

NCTE Framework for 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
21st Century Curriculum and Assessment Framework
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Reaching All High School Students: A Multi-Tiered Approach

P.K. Yonge provides a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) that is tailored not only to fit the increased academic demands but the unique social and emotional challenges of secondary students.
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from edutopia.org: Secondary MTSS

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Center for Student Work

Center for Student Work | VT Adolescent Literacy & Learning Resources (Grades 6-12) | Scoop.it
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"The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) has introduced the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.

A collaborative project between HGSE and K-12 education nonprofitExpeditionary Learning (EL), the free resource includes videos, writing samples and other work designed to provide teachers foundations to create their own projects. The searchable collection includes projects in English language arts, health and wellness, math, performing arts, science and technology, social studies, visual arts and world languages."

from The Journal

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