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Promoting Critical Literacy in the Classroom

- How can teachers ensure that they are promoting critical literacy in the classroom while still meeting local, state, and/or national standards for standardized assessments? Discuss how using critical literacy strategies might benefit a student's performance on such tests? How might it be detrimental

- What are the characteristics of a book which would be ideal for promoting critical literacy? Explain your answer.

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- How can teachers ensure that they are promoting critical literacy in the classroom while still meeting local, state, and/or national standards for standardized assessments? Discuss how using critical literacy strategies might benefit a student's performance on such tests? How might it be detrimental?

Promoting critical literacy can be easily integrated in a teacher's current curriculum by developing activities that takes the standard lesson one step further and allowing students to further their learning potential through hands-on activities, debates and discussions, and self-discovery. By developing lesson plans that allow students to reach a higher level of thinking and understanding, teachers will assure that they are promoting ...

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This posting discusses the promoting of critical literacy in the classroom.

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