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#LATICinsights: Social Learning Environments Accelerate Literacy Development

If you want to build literacy skills, leverage the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom as a social learning environment. Consider that students engage in problem-solving as part of a learning community in which they engage with teachers, outside experts, and one another. They spend their day speaking, listening, reading, and writing! It’s a veritable literacy playground, if you […]

Are You Teaching Three-Dimensional Reading and Writing?

If we do not teach three-dimensional reading and writing in schools, we are cheating our students out of learning critical twenty-first-century skills. Throughout much of history, written language has been two-dimensional: across and down a page. Fundamentally, that has been due to the physical nature of putting thoughts onto cave walls, clay tablets, papyrus scrolls, and […]