Posted by: bluesyemre | August 15, 2013

Social Media Isn’t Killing Literacy, But You Might Be



  • One of the notable changes in the Common Core academic standards is a shift in literacy instruction from the shoulders of “English-Language Arts” teachers, to all content area teachers. Kylene Beers, known for her enduring work in literacy instruction, shared the image below today on her twitter account. It looks like a screenshot from a presentation designed to promote conversations about how we teach reading, specifically vocabulary instruction.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


%d bloggers like this: