Looking at literacy in the 21st century

Jack Cassidy, Evan Ortlieb

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Abstract

Literacy instruction has shifted in recent years alongside acts of legislation. Areas of literacy education like adolescent literacy and RTI are now receiving increased attention, whereas phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency receive considerably less attention than 10 years ago. Comparative discussions describe ?very hot? and ?cold? topics as they relate to philosophy/approach, level, content, materials, and assessment in 2001 versus 2010. Educators can utilize this content information to inform their instruction and direct attention to needed areas within their own schools.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141 - 145
Number of pages5
JournalThe Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas
Volume85
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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