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ERIC Number: EJ1131359
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2005-615X
A Framework for Literacy Education in Multicultural, Multilingual, and Multiliterate Classrooms
Skerrett, Allison
Multicultural Education Review, v7 n1-2 p26-40 2015
In this article, I draw on theories of generativity and multiliteracies pedagogy, as well as research on youths' language and literacy practices and development that are framed by a multiliteracies lens, to outline approaches to literacy education that draw upon, as well as strengthen, students' existing language, literacy, and cultural repertoires while assisting youths' development of new knowledge and capabilities that are advantageous to living and learning in diverse societies. These approaches involve students and teachers investigating the language and literacy practices in students' lives; and reading, composing, and analyzing multicultural, multilingual, and multimodal texts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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