Category Archives: Literacy

Some Good Things for Teaching and Improving Literacy: Summer Fun That Keeps the Mind Sharp

by Brian D. Sadie Summer isn’t just a name. It’s also a fun time for kids and teens, but they can pay for not keeping sharp when school begins again. The cumulative loss of academic skill over vacation called summer … Continue reading

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Helping Teenagers Improve Their Literacy in a Media Saturated Age

by Brian D. Sadie / 10 April 2013 Reading and writing are difficult tasks for many, even those who excel at them. Writing is especially trying because it draws on more parts of the brain than just about any other … Continue reading

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Digital Libraries and the Idea of Literacy

Brian D. Sadie / Tuesday, 14 May 2013 This abridged version posted at http://bostinno.streetwise.co/channels/headline-digital-libraries-and-the-idea-of-literacy/ and http://boomwriter.tumblr.com/post/50495788602/digital-libraries-and-the-idea-of-literacy The Digital Public Library of America launched April 18th with the goal of linking America’s libraries, archives, and museums and making them freely available … Continue reading

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Technology and Teachers: The Human Touch and Understanding

by Brian D. Sadie / Tuesday, 23 April 2013 Many educators and school administrators could learn a valuable lesson from former CIA Director Stansfield Turner and the intelligence world. In 1979, Mr. Turner authorized the elimination of more than 800 … Continue reading

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