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Current issues and innovative work in teaching and learning reading, writing, numeracy and technology in adult literacy and essential skills in Alberta. Investigator: Sandi Loschnig Continue reading

Resource: The New Literacy Studies: a point of contact between literacy research and literacy work by Guy Ewing

New Literacy Studies is a name given to a line of research that has been developing in the last twenty years or so. Most of this work is in the tradition of ethnography, an approach to anthropological research designed to learn about social and cultural behaviour through unobtrusive, unstructured observation. Psychologists and linguists, as well … Continue reading

Teaching Resource – Our Difficult Sunlight: A Guide to Poetry, Literacy & Social Justice in Classroom & Community

Our difficult sunlight: a guide to poetry, literacy, & social justice in classroom & community. Georgia A. Popoff & Quraysh Ali Lansana. New York: Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 2010. Two teaching poets with different backgrounds share their ways of using poetry, both reading it and writing it, to develop general literacy skills, improve reading comprehension, … Continue reading

New Literacies @ Work

This website is a joint venture of the Quebec English Literacy Alliance, the Literacy Volunteers of Quebec and the Quebec Literacy Working Group. It showcases content from the New Literacies @ Work newsletter, which highlights best practices, highlights successes, and brings to light key issues that affect literacy and essential skills. The first issue of the newsletter can be found here: New Literacies … Continue reading