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July 2, 1981.. .The Power Board met with the City Council to discuss the Public Service Commission ruling. Ramon Prestwich...
follows: Paul Whetman, Weldon Bittick, Harold Hiskey, Jack Carpenter, MacRay Cloward, Tom Cardon, and Lee Fife. A donation from the Cedar Cycle Club of $639.85 was received. It is to be used for bleachers at the proposed "bike track. " Mar. 18,...
one in which parents may still value literacy and their children’s education; however, they are
less educated and engage in fewer literacy activities in the home. Students from literacy-oriented
communities have proven to be more prepared for...
of the school, McLaughlin noticed that other Western-based institutions, such as the local
Christian churches, provided religious reading material in Navajo and that Navajo literacy
classes were established by members of the community. In terms...
needs to be debunked. A Canadian study that has emerged based on literacy pedagogy in the 21st
century is The Multiliteracy Project that prepares students for new literacies in a global and
diverse world. The term multi-literacies is a more...
considered more popular modes of receiving printed messages. If educators understand this
multimedia culture, and how students in the digital era interpret messages, they can use this
knowledge to build on students’ current interests and...
that curriculum standards are taught and students are prepared for end-of-level tests, such as the
CRTs. However, if educators recognize that another priority of teaching should be to learn about
the HLEs, home communities, and the cultural...
Internet in the home or somewhere in their communities. Immigrant families and low-SES
families might feel more of a need to own a computer rather than to have a television. There are
many reasons for this, but it is obvious that these families...
Home Visit Comparison Chart
High-Literate ELL Home Visits Low-Literate ELL Home Visits
All families were nuclear. There were more single-parent families than
At least one parent spoke both English and
give it a pleasing color. Children in the neighborhood are laughing and playing and do not seem
to mind using the road for a playground. Upon entering the home, Miguel shouts, “¡Mama, la
maestra esta aquí! La maestra esta aquí!” In this...
boyfriend lives with the family in the home. Maria has two little sisters that she helps tend.
Maria’s real dad lives in Texas and was very abusive to Maria’s mom in the past. Maria’s
maternal grandma lives in St. George and Maria’s mom...
company. Dad explains that he works hard so that his children can one day go to college. “Tengo
sueños todo el tiempo que mis hijos algún día ir a la universidad.” He dreams all the time that
his children will one day go to college. If...
and a mix of English and Spanish to their parents. Alma’s mom recognizes the value of acquiring
two languages and has learned English through her children. She has also learned English
through her job and finds it an asset to speak English...
Which Family Members Read to You?
Grandparent Brother Sister Aunt/Uncle Cousin Other
High ELL 25% 13% 25% 13% 13%
Low ELL 13% 13% 25% 38%
In Table 5, the percentages of literacy activities in the home from the parents’ perspective
every day = 5. High ELLs used their computers to access digital literacies 23% more than low
ELLs. It is important to note that both groups of ELLs took advantage of digital literacies in the
HLE. More than half of both high and low ELLs who had...