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Year of publication Journal title in maximal capitalisation and italics Journal title in maximal capitalisation and italics Author’s surname and initials Author’s surname and initials Karlsson, AM 2009, ‘Positioned by reading and writing: literacy practices, roles, and genres in common occupations’, Written Communication, vol. 26, no.1, pp. 53-76, viewed 15 February 2011, SAGE Premier database, DOI 10.1177/0741088308327445. Database OR database and DOI OR the url only Database OR ...

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The Importance of Having Computer Skills

as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office and Word. These programs, to some may seem simple because they have had access to computers most of their lives. Douglas Noble tells us in his article “Computer Literacy and Ideology”, “The need for some form of computer literacy has come to be accepted as an essential condition of everyday life, now that the computer has insinuated itself into our jobs, school and homes. The Research Centre for Education and Labour Market, Maastrihct, The Netherlands...

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The Classroom Environment

prepared for variety of activities, such as listening, speaking or playing games. In other words, the space needs to be flexible. Students have to be able to move easily from one activity to another. Besides, classroom environment should be full of literacy materials. There has to be sufficient amount of these materials for teacher and for students. The level of the materials should be appropriate for independent reading. Organizing resources in a way that they capture students’ attentions is something...

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way they are used. In Markus Zusak’s novel The Book Thief, the importance of words has a great deal of effects on many of the characters. When you are born you are taught how to speak, no matter what language. However, in some countries the literacy rate is very low and the truth is that many people could not read or write to save their life. But for Liesel reading and writing is exactly what saved her. When Liesel came to Himmel Street she could not read or write at all. As her foster father...

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HUM 303 Final Project

learning was more widespread, in addition; it provided the world with the most efficient means of communication of the written word through mass production. I will show how the decision of humankind to advance the printing presses worthiness did advance literacy in many cultures. Through the printing presses, humble beginnings of block printing to the latest technological advancements, the printing press has continued to evolve in one form or other. The printing presses evolution would not be complete without...

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Community Book Festival

is essential to understand instructions on a medicine bottle, to complete a job application, to read warning signs on the road, or even follow directions on a map (June, S. n.d). These are all everyday tasks that individuals conduct that require literacy. Understanding written material is one way the mind grows and expands the ability of comprehension and vocabulary. In addition, it is imperative that individuals learn, develop, and practice their reading skills, because it ultimately aids them...

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Solving Writing Challenges in Title School

ove
their
knowledge
of
teaching
writing.
 In
addition,
given
all
the
curriculum
demands,
teachers
often
do
not
have
the
time
to
prepare
adequately
for
 addressing
the
many
and
distinct
needs
of
their
students.
 
 2
 
 Nationally,
the
gap
in
literacy
achievement
correlates
to
children
from
low‐income
background
scoring
 significantly
lower
in
reading
and
writing
than
children
from
middle
and
high‐income
backgrounds.
This
also
 translates
to
a
similar
gap
between
African
American
and
Latino
students
compared
to
higher‐scoring
...

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Title Author(s) The computer literacy of Hong Kong teachers Sou, Hon-poo, Howard.; 蘇漢波. Citation Issued Date URL Rights 1986 http://hdl.handle.net/10722/51153 The author retains all proprietary rights, (such as patent rights) and the right to use in future works. The Computer Literacy of Hong Kong Teachers Dissertation presented in part fulfilment of the requirement of the degree of Master of Education University of Hong Kong August 1986 THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG LIBRARY EDUCATION...

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Explain Expectations About Own Work Role as Expressed in Relevant Standards

growth in knowledge and assist in enhancing their development, so they can grow holistically. To be aware of any weak areas that I come across whilst working with the children, for example a child that may need extra support within their numeracy, literacy or phonics time. I am also expected to deal, to the best of my ability, with challenging aggressive, rude or traumatised children. Whilst I may need to do this at times I am also aware that the class teacher is there for support. I have had to deal...

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As Per 2011 Census, Total Population of Assam Was 31,169,272.

Cachar. Assam's population was estimated at 28.67 million in 2006 and at 30.57 million in 2011, 34.18 million by 2021 and 35.60 million by 2026.[75] In 2011, literacy rate in the state was 73.18%. Male literacy rate was 78.81% and female literacy rate was 67.27% [72] In 2001, the census had recorded literacy in Assam at 63.3% with male literacy at 71.3% and female at 54.6%. Urbanisation rate was recorded at 12.9%.[76] Growth of population in Assam has experienced a very high trajectory since the mid-decades...

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