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ERIC Number: EJ782184
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Supporting Older Students' In- and Out-of-School Literacies
Hinchman, Kathleen A.; Alvermann, Donna E.; Boyd, Fenice B.; Brozo, William G.; Vacca, Richard T.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v47 n4 p304-310 Dec 2003-Jan 2004
This article provides an overview of research about how teachers, parents, and others can help young people develop literacy practices for success in school and life beyond school. The authors, members of the International Reading Association's Commission on Adolescent Literacy, present the results of its review of the literature in the form of the following instructional implications: (1) perceptions of competence; (2) personal connections; (3) participatory approaches; (4) knowing how to find information; and (5) embedded strategies.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A