Critical Literacy in action in Grade 10 Academic Science
Download the lesson “Climate Change in the Media: Fact or Fiction?” and view the accompanying video and see how a science teacher provides relevant experiences in science while supporting the literacy development of her students.
Reading in Grade 9 Technological Education, Exploring Technologies
Download the lesson “Using a Bill of Materials”and see one way that teachers can support students in developing their own strategies for understanding organizational patterns, text structures and features that are used in Technological Education.
Resources to Support School and System Leaders in Improving Adolescent Literacy Learning
Leaders Connect 1, Fall 2012: How do school and system leaders support adolescent literacy learning and provide the basis for a comprehensive approach to literacy improvement?
Leaders Connect 2, Fall 2013: How do school and system leaders observe adolescent literacy learning?
ALERT: Make Room for Evaluating Perspectives and Biases
This ALERT focuses on critical literacy by suggesting how to help students to evaluate perspectives and biases in texts. Provided are ideas for supporting students to strengthen their skills to think more independently, analyse information for validity, credibility and reliability, and actively make decisions about what to do with the texts
Critical Literacy in a Grade 10 Science Class
This video shows how a science teacher provides relevant experiences in science while supporting the literacy development of her students.
Promoting Meaningful Student Involvement - Listening to What Students Have to Say with Kathleen Lundy
In this video Kathleen Lundy talks about engaging students in learning conversations so they can make sense of what they’re learning, think about things in new ways and try out ideas.