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Longitudinal Literacy Study

Dr. Stephen Krashen, international linguistics scholar, and his colleagues have completed the third phase of his longitudinal study of significant factors in children’s levels of literacy. Using the PIRLS test, he found that school libraries and their collections were the main contributing factor, and made up for some of the […]

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Children’s Literature for Indigenous Populations in Australia

The following free resources provide information about children’s literature relating to indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand:   Free data base of children’s books, provided by the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Inv.  https://www.ncacl.org.au/resources/databases/welcome-to-the-aboriginal-and-or-torres-strait-islander-resource/ This data base is currently for primary (lower) school children, but the NCACL hopes to […]

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Literary License vs Literary Translation – Translating Books the Right Way

Meta Description: How can you assess the quality of book translations into foreign languages? When it comes to accessing literary translation services, these tips should help. The translation of books into foreign languages can open up the world stage when it comes to marketing, but authors need to know a […]

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READ ON European Project Guide

The “READ ON guide”, produced by the partners of the European READ ON project, is a guide for teachers, youth workers, festivals, creative writing tutors and anyone working with young people aged 12 to 19. Inside you can find 15 IDEAS THAT YOU CAN ADAPT READ ON is a four-year […]

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Summer Reading Program Research

The National Summer Learning Project (NSLP) examined the implementation and effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs developed by five school districts—Boston, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas; Duval County, Florida; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Rochester, New York—and their local community partners. The study spanned three phases. The RAND research team (1) collected formative data […]

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Journal of Lifelong Learning issue

The new issue of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning aims to contribute to international discourse on literacy, numeracy, adult education and basic education. It brings together leading scholars in the field, engaging with numeracy and mathematical literacy, New Literacy Studies, adult education, and lifelong learning in the […]

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New Literacy Projects book

The American Library Association has published Dr. Lesley Farmer’s newest book: Impactful Community-Based Literacy Projects. https://www.alastore.ala.org/impactliteracy  

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