ERIC Number: ED316855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy: The Real Bottom Line.
Buffone, Joan; Potter, Sheila
Intended for administrators, curriculum directors, teachers, school board members, and representatives of local industry in Michigan, this module was designed to create awareness of the disparity between the demands of the workplace and literacy instruction in the schools, and to encourage school districts to develop new indices for assessing the degree to which graduates are prepared for the workforce. The purposes of the training module are: (1) to review the concept of literacy from its historical definition to its evolving meaning; (2) to examine the literacy performance of school children and young adults on national assessments; (3) to create awareness of the disparity between the demands of literacy in the workplace versus the schoolplace; and (4) to encourage local school districts to respond to the literacy reports. A nine-item annotated bibliography is included. (MG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan