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Literacy for the 21st Century A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL10095901M
ISBN 100139989986
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21st Century Literacy: Introduction. T he traditional concept of literacy was built on the assumption that the written word was confined to the printed page, but this is no longer the case. Text is accompanied by images, video, interactivity, and technology. “21st century literacy” requires the skills to not only read and write, but to consume and publish content across a range of media. Digital Literacy for the 21st Century: /ch Digital literacy involves any number of digital reading and writing techniques across multiple media forms. These media include words, texts, visual displaysCited by: 2. This important form of literacy will not be fully covered by this book, but the links between literacy, public schooling, democracy, and political freedom will be introduced and explained, especially in the first part of the book focused on the history of literacy. 21st century literacy is a collection of many higher order skills.   Teaching literacy with a balance of theory and applications. Integrating the best of what we currently know about teaching reading and writing, as well as ideas that will lead us into the future, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach provides the balance of pedagogy and application that teachers need to be successful in the classroom/5().