Reading, Writing, Marking, & Difficulty: Re-Reading Salvatori in Light of Digital Writing Practices At tomorrow’s pedagogy workshop here on campus (2.17.10), we’ll be reading and discussing Mariolina Salvatori’s College English article “Conversations with Texts: Reading in the Teaching of Composition” (1996). While acknowledging that I’m oversimplifying, I want to mention four important points in the article, and think through them (now, 14 years later) in terms of pedagogy inflected by digital writing tools. Salvatori herself describes the project of her article as “an argument on behalf of the theoretical and practical appropriateness of using ‘reading’ as a means of teaching ‘writing’” (441). ?_bta_tid=3.AIf5.CfZgxQ.JP8X.AyF5Yg..A62_hw.b..s.AgKc.n.. This post originally appeared on The Speech Bubble SLP blog. I love seeing those ‘Life Hack’ articles. Those awesome tips about using everyday items or simple little tricks to make your life sooo much easier! Well, why shouldn’t we SLPs have some of those same little tips? Here is a list of SLP Life Hacks. Made by SLPs, for SLPs
E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Eric Donald Hirsch, Jr. (born March 22, 1928) is an American educator and academic literary critic. Now retired, he was until recently the University Professor of Education and Humanities and the Linden Kent Memorial Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Virginia. He is best known for his writings about cultural literacy. Life and works CELA - Home Introducing Open Book We’re pleased to introduce Open Book, a monthly e-newsletter for people using CELA services. With every issue, you’ll find new and interesting books, news about accessible reading, and tips to help members get the most out of their CELA service. To subscribe, enter your name and email address under Stay connected! at the bottom of this page. Read Open Book
Writing and Reading Connections Between Language by Hand and Language by Eye Todd Richards Abstract Teaching our children to write, read & spell: Part 2 - Waldorf Library Link to the article: Teaching our children to write, read & spell: Part 2 #1 Question: If I am understanding what you wrote in Part I, children that are pre-school age or in kindergarten should not be pushed to write, read or spell because it might create learning disabilities in the future? Answer: Yes, this is true.
Teaching Basic Writing Online At the San Francisco State campus of the California State University (CSU) where I teach, nearly half the entering class of first year students place into developmental level English courses based on their score on a systemwide English Placement Test. We know, from data accumulated from over 20 years of EPT administrations, that it is their performance on the reading section the test that disproportionately accounts for their placement in developmental level English classes. At virtually all CSU campuses, this means students enroll in a writing course to address their difficulties with reading. On my campus, we have, up until 5 years ago, tried to address this problem by offering a one-unit reading course concurrent with a 3-unit BW course. But the results of this “solution” continued to frustrate us and have led us toward efforts to develop a fully integrated reading/writing (IRW) program.
Funny Tongue Twisters: From Tongue Twisters at Americanfolklore.net Funny Tongue Twister Phrases He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.Rubber baby buggy bumpersFrivolous fat Fannie fried fresh fish furiously Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie. I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit, upon a slitted sheet I sit.
Developmental English - Insightful Writing: A Process Rhetoric with Readings, 1st Edition-9780618870264 - David Sabrio Table of Contents Introduction: Learning to LearnReading: David Sabrio, "Learning Styles"What's Your Learning Style?Reading: David Sabrio and Mitchel Burchfield, "Multiple Intelligences"Student Essay: Richie Saavedra, "Not a Perfect Person"I.
Free Literacy Resource Printing ⋆ Creative Commons Teaching Materials Flash Card PrinterFast creation of flash cards and game cards from word lists. WordsearchCreate word searches. 100s of word lists available. Picture CardsCreate word and picture cards for literacy and other activities Letter MashCreate scanning activities with text, keyboard symbols and dingbats Picture BingoCreate bingo (lotto) games using word lists and pictures Handwriting 1Print tracing sheets to support pre-writing activities. Word ScramblerCreates anagram worksheets from word lists Handwriting 3Super fast handwriting practice text creation Word BingoGenerate bingo cards from word lists Word Outline CreatorCreate word outline blocks from word lists I Have, Who Has?Create I Have, Who Has?