3/6, 3/10 & 3/20: Fostering Multiliterate & Polylingual Friendly Educational Spaces

This month, we will consider the Culture of Multiliterate & Polylingual Friendly Educational Spaces.

On Thursday (3/6) 8 PM EST:

Join us on Twitter as we begin this conversation via our #literacies chat! If you are new to #literacies chat, more info on how to get involved is available here. 

We’ll discuss:

  • What are the experiences of students whose lives and practices traverse spatial, textual, and digital borders?
  • What are the social and ideological forces that shape the available resources multiliterate and multilingual youth have access to?
  • What implications in instructional practices and principles should we consider?

On Monday (3/10) 8 PM EST:

The LRA Learning Research to Practice is available via Google Hangouts-on-Air. This broadcasts the show live, which means you can watch the show live while it is happening…and ask questions. To get involved in the show, you can view (and ask questions) here: www.youtube.com/user/LiteracyResearch/live. You can also watch it on YouTube after the show has completed, and share with teachers, students, and other educational partners that you believe would be interested in the topics, or the series.

You can also review and comment on show notes by clicking here.

On Thursday (3/20) 8 PM EST:

Join us on Twitter as we begin this conversation via our #literacies chat!We’ll discuss:

  • What cultural capital do your students hold?
  • What practices help you to recognize and build from their literacy practices?
  • How should varied linguistic knowledge impact teaching?
  • What barriers prevent us from supporting the linguistic diversity of students?
  • How have you attempted to ameliorate these barriers?

If you are new to #literacies chat, more info on how to get involved is available here. 

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