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    “Emergent Literacy” refers to the “reading and writing behaviors that precede and develop into conventional literacy.” Emergent literacy is also a process of learning to read and write. There are several skills that are important for children in the process of beginning to read and write. Such skills as phonological and phonemic

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    ). Elementary School: This school is now known as School 18,it is formerly known as Public School 18 or Ps18 located on Hoosick Street in Troy, New York. This small community school is part of the Troy City School District. Enrollment for 2015-16 is 290 students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. According to the New York State report card, 20% of the students at this school are considered proficient in English and math, and/or reading. This school is identified as a “School in Need” by New York

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    Financial literacy can be the first step out of poverty. According to investopedia.com, financial literacy is the education and understanding of various financial areas. This topic focuses on the ability to manage personal finance matters in an efficient manner, and it includes the knowledge of making appropriate decisions about personal finance such as investing, insurance, real estate, paying for college, budgeting, retirement and tax planning. Basically, financial literacy is the knowledge on

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    Pathways to Literacy Reflection The section I read was Chapter 13. This chapter was a study of an Urdu community school in England. The author was focused on analyzing children ages 5-7 who were learning literacy. The children were British-Pakistani and they all attended a mainstream English school that hosted the Urdu community school. The main goal was to see what kinds of effects learning literacy in multiple languages might have. The chapter provided many interesting insights on what kinds

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    one who enjoyed literacy, and I still don’t enjoy it, to be perfectly honest, and most of you probably feel the same way. However, you may have had a different experience with literacy and it probably shaped you differently than the way it shaped me. I never had a good relationship with literacy, so I feel I can never enjoy it the way other people do. I never had a good connection to reading and writing, but that doesn’t mean I never tried my best when it came to the subject. Literacy was never a huge

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    'We now talk about Englishes rather than English and multi-literacies rather than literacy.' INTRODUCTION ENGLISHES English has advanced from diverse countries, old English (also known as Anglo-Saxon) which is very similar to West Germanic language. English is a language that is over 1000 years old and it has change and improved over time. Latin, Spanish, Greek, Italian and various languages all involve words that are used in day to day life globally. Before the Norman invasion, which took place

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    Literacy Coaching Essay

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    Aspects of Literacy Coaching Literacy coaching is a very broad job with many demands and not all are clearly stated. Most literacy coaches have to establish their own job descriptions as to their roles and responsibilities and provide them to administrators such as superintendents and principals for approval. Here are some general roles and responsibilities of literacy coaches: 1. Develop relationships with teachers through respect, trust, and Confidentiality. 2. Develop workable relations with

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    The Foundational Knowledge Standard involves preparing individuals for roles in the reading profession and encompasses the major theories, research, and best practices that share an agreement of acceptance in the reading field. Individuals who enter the reading profession should understand the historically shared knowledge of the profession and develop the capacity to act on that knowledge responsibly. (IRA Standards, 2010). This semester I really learned how I could develop the capacity to learn

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    My Literacy Skills

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    My literacy skills have grown and improved through taking the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course. I can now more effectively seek out and sort important information and I also have a better understanding of different types of texts and writing. As a result, I have achieved more confidence in my ability to write my own stories, articles, and essays. I am considerably more productive now that I understand how to locate and sort important information from texts. Using the techniques taught in

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    co-teach in lessons that incorporate the support of reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. “We can be instrumental in helping students and teachers see the connection between the process of reading comprehension and the information literacy process.” (Moreillon, Judi, 2008) My research question may be: How and why should media specialist and teachers collaborate to improve reading comprehension and critical thinking reading skills? Review the literature Going through the SHSU..

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