Choice Literacy Big Fresh

How do visuals strengthen literacy instruction?

Choice Literacy Big Fresh
How do visuals strengthen literacy instruction?
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The focus of this week's Big Fresh podcast is the way visuals strengthen literacy instruction. Ruth Ayres and Cathy Mere join the conversation.

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Each week Choice Literacy shares the Big Fresh newsletter with a round-up of features around a key topic in literacy education. You can find the August 20, 2021 issue here

Timeline

00:00  Welcome

00:28  Lead Essay by Ruth Ayres

02:53  New Content Discussion with Cathy Mere

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Join the Choice Literacy Book Club! Tammy Mulligan selected Ouch! Moments: When Words Are Used in Hurtful Ways by Michael Genhart and Viviana Garofoli as our August read. Grab a copy, and join the conversation using the hashtag #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub

Carly Ulmer uses visual literacy to build writing skills with her seventh graders through two powerful minilessons. This article was first published in 2015.

Mandy Robek and Cathy Mere organized the 12th Annual 10 for 10 Picture Book Roundup. If you're looking for must-have picture books, this is the place to check!

Trevor Aleo shares the importance of multimodal literacy on the NCTE blog.

Lauren Brown West-Rosenthal shares 12 inspiring videos perfect for school staff meetings.

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