Content Literacy Blog

The Content Literacy Blog provides:

    * comment, debate, review, advice and more with a lick of humor... while advocating classroom use of authentic content
    * up-to-date news or postings about Real World content literacy
    * links to longer topic expansions, features, articles, book and media reviews
    * attention to leading edge content literacy events and conferences
    * first notice of content literacy strategies, new Real World content page editions, and new
page additions.

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Literacy Search Engine

Finding cross-curricular literacy strategies from students' everyday skill with Real World content - from sports cards and comics to toys and videogames.

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Integrate Real World Content

Integrate Real World content into your teaching units to take advantage of everyday student literacies and deepen cross-curricular connections.

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Comic Book Character Study

Comic books engage everyday student literacies for teaching advantage in story character study.

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Sports Card Speed-reading

Sports card speed-reading engages everyday student literacies for teaching advantage and impact across the curriculum.

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