Archive for the 'Literacy' Category

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Dutch Reading Association

The Dutch Reading Foundation (via website Reading Monitor (Leesmonitor in Dutch)) publishes the most important results of scientific research on reading promotion. Since 2018, they have provided an English version of the website. You can visit the website via the following address: https://www.leesmonitor.nu/en/promoting-reading. The website contains information on seven different topics that are relevant […]

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UIL blog on community libraries

Lisa Krolak, UIL librarian coauthored this blog with Isabelle Mischke, which talks about the critical role that community libraries can play in promoting literacy development and lifelong learning, highlighting the work of selected community libraries in Africa and Asia that are part of the ALADIN network. http://thelifelonglearningblog.uil.unesco.org/2019/01/15/resources-of-hope-why-community-libraries-matter/.  

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Literacy Awards Competition

We are pleased to share with you the call for applications for the 2019 U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards beginning January 14, and the deadline for applications is March 8, 2019. There are 3 separate awards: […]

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Literacy citizenship conference call for proposals

Literary Citizenship 25–27 September 2019, National Library of Norway, Oslo Call for papers The history of the book is one of global and complex encounters, and the book trade has from its very outset been a transnational enterprise. Today, in part due to digitization, the production, distribution and consumption of […]

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ILA 2019 conference call for proposals

Join the International Literacy Association on June 21–22, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV, for a two-day event that is specifically designed to help practitioners and professionals  recognize and address biases in literacy instruction and create classroom and school environments that are diverse, inclusive, affirming, and culturally sensitive. Their call for session […]

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Literacy Standards Video

This video reveals the seven major shifts in the International Literacy Association’s updated Standards for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals 2017, shifts that educators should bring into their own practice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MclNRj0FTfQ

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Reading and well-being report

Mental wellbeing, reading and writing Added 26 Sep 2018 Mental wellbeing, reading and writing explores the relationship between children’s mental wellbeing and their reading and writing enjoyment, attitudes and behaviours. The report is based on findings from our eight Annual Literacy Survey of 49,047 children and young people aged 8 to […]

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