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Christina Grande Nicole Tracy Solomon Hill.  Defined as the ability to read and write, as well as comprehend and interpret the text the student reads.

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1 Christina Grande Nicole Tracy Solomon Hill

2  Defined as the ability to read and write, as well as comprehend and interpret the text the student reads.  Technology was not present in classrooms  Written text and in-class verbal lectures were the way teachers taught their courses.  School expenses were minimal compared to the present.  Basic classroom setting: ◦ Blackboard ◦ Books ◦ Desk ◦ Teacher ◦ Students

3  Defined as the ability to learn, communicate and comprehend from various outlets.  Technologies are common in most learning settings. ◦ Even low income schools are receiving technological donations. ◦ This is because technology is becoming an essential tool to building literacy.  Teachers are using blogs, websites, etc. to communicate with students and teachers.  The amount of money schools spend on technology has skyrocketed from years ago.  Basic classroom settings may now include: ◦ Projector and screen ◦ SMART boards ◦ Multiple computers ◦ Multiple outlets for students’ laptops. ◦ Teacher ◦ Students ◦ Desks

4  Research shows that on average 34% of a school’s budget is spent on technology improvement. ◦  Compared to an average of.02% in 1999 ◦  Average costs for tools for literacy in a modern classroom: ◦ SMART board: $1200-$3000 ◦ LCD Projector: $750-$3000 ◦ PC or Mac: $750-$4000 ◦ Projector Light Bulb: $50-$150 ◦ SMARTboard/SMART5.htm SMARTboard/SMART5.htm

5  New technology makes it easier for Teachers at any level to communicate with their students outside of class. Ex. Desire2Learn  With the rise of literacy being taught with new technology via internet regulation over the internet is done by websites. Ex. TurnItIn.com  There are also ways for teachers to teach their class without being in a set classroom, but teaching on an online atmosphere. Ex UniversalClass

6  literacy.org/periodic_table/periodic_table.html    These are modern day websites that our used by teachers and students. These websites excluding the teachers website (sitesforteachers) allow students to take part in literacy activities and allows a chance to be educated on various forms of learning about literacy.

7  Expands students’ literacy skills by giving them more opportunities to understand and communicate in new ways.  Allows teachers to become more creative in their individual teaching styles.  Engages and challenges students.

8  Huge added expense in a school’s budget ◦ technologies are evolving and becoming more advanced, school budgets are getting cut in many schools.  Constant training for teachers  Can be a distraction for students in a classroom  Not all countries have access to technology and therefore cannot evolve their literacy in the same way.


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