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The Nature and Practice of Science: Combining Literacy and Scientific Literacy By Milton Huling & Cheryl Fogel
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This publication, written specifically for grades 5-6, but appropriate for grades 5-8, is designed to offer educators science content articles that adhere to both Next Generation National Science... More > Standards and Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in Florida. The activities associated with each article also align with Common Core ELA Standards and are designed with text complexity in mind. Suggested hands-on inquiry activities also strive to engage students in the rigors of the scientific process. The ultimate goal behind this endeavor is to provide a resource for students to become both literate and scientifically literate.< Less
Visual Literacy Workbook By Robert Landry
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An informal workbook for a course in visual literacy exploring concepts in art, photography, cinema, graphic novels and other forms of visual communication.
Improving Health Literacy By Donald Johnston
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Health literacy is defined as "the ability to understand information related to one's health in order to make effective and appropriate decisions". Health literacy encompasses complex set... More > of reading, listening. analytical and decision making skills and the ability to apply these skills into health situations. Poor Health literacy can cause many problems and decline the well-being and quality of life among the older population. People with low health literacy are prone to develop chronic diseases and mortality rate in this group is also high.< Less
GAM Financial Literacy Handbook By Calvin Williams
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A Short and easy-to-read guide to making a smart start toward financial success. Including and more comprehensive than the information provided the FDIC's Money$mart program. Ideal for recent... More > graduates and people who are just starting out financially to help avoid financial pitfalls that many have fallen into.< Less
GAM Financial Literacy Handbook By Calvin Williams
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A Short and easy-to-read guide to making a smart start toward financial success. Including and more comprehensive than the information provided the FDIC's Money$mart program. Ideal for recent... More > graduates and people who are just starting out financially to help avoid financial pitfalls that many have fallen into.< Less
Improving Health Literacy By Donald Johnston
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Health literacy is defined as "the ability to understand information related to one's health in order to make effective and appropriate decisions". Health literacy encompasses complex set... More > of reading, listening. analytical and decision making skills and the ability to apply these skills into health situations. Poor Health literacy can cause many problems and decline the well-being and quality of life among the older population. People with low health literacy are prone to develop chronic diseases and mortality rate in this group is also high.< Less
Flying High In Literacy (Hardback) By Ryan Patrick Morley
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A young girl from Svalbard Island in the Arctic Circle, releases a big red balloon one day. Attached to the balloon is a letter. A week later the children of Windhill Primary School look out of their... More > classroom window and see the balloon stuck high in a tree. They rescue it and find a letter attached that says "Open Me!". An imaginitive, literary journey begins for all the children which takes them on a learning adventure that improves their literacy skills and fires their imaginations... The book documents a creative learning project devised by Bird&Bee to aid literacy attainment through the use of a provocation. Includes resources and further information.< Less
Flying High In Literacy (Hardback) By Ryan Patrick Morley
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A young girl from Svalbard Island in the Arctic Circle, releases a big red balloon one day. Attached to the balloon is a letter. A week later the children of Windhill Primary School look out of their... More > classroom window and see the balloon stuck high in a tree. They rescue it and find a letter attached that says "Open Me!". An imaginitive, literary journey begins for all the children which takes them on a learning adventure that improves their literacy skills and fires their imaginations... The book documents a creative learning project devised by Bird&Bee to aid literacy attainment through the use of a provocation. Includes resources and further information.< Less
Distance Learning Literacy By Harold Campbell, Ph.D. & Charles T. Kelly Jr., Ph.D.
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This book serves as an exceptional guide for students who have elected to pursue their education within the distance learning environment. It provides guidance and valuable information to help... More > students succeed within this revolutionary new education paradigm. Topics covered include; student preparation and remediation, navigating the instructional sequence, conducting research, the importance of perspective, judgment, composing logical arguments, critical thinking and reasoning, writing styles, faculty expectations for student performance, and guidance about how to succeed within the discussions, homework and papers, team assignments, quizzes and exams, and avoiding plagiarism< Less
Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers By Mike Caulfield
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This book addresses an issue students confront daily: evaluating the information that reaches them through their social media streams. For these daily tasks, student don’t need long lists of... More > questions to think about while gazing at web documents. They need concrete strategies and tactics for tracing claims to sources and for analyzing the nature and reliability of those sources. As many people have noted, the web is both the largest propaganda machine ever created and the most amazing fact-checking tool ever invented. But if we haven’t taught our students those capabilities is it any surprise that propaganda is winning? This is an unabashedly practical guide for the student fact-checker. It supplements generic information literacy with the specific web-based techniques that can get you closer to the truth on the web more quickly.< Less

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