This week we continued a conversation that began on Twitter when Alec Couros went to his daughter's Back to School Night. Along with Will Richardson, Lee Kolbert, and Angela Maiers, we discussed the issues we face as parents when walking into our own children's classrooms. Alec could not join us but was with us in spirit....we hope.
Have a listen as the It's Elementary team discusses 21st Century Literacies with our guest Angela Maiers. We talked about literacy from it's foundation in brain research to it's application in the 21st Century Classroom. Angela shared her work with her book Habitudes.
It’s Elementary show # 27 was a discussion with Angela Maiers about
21st century literacies. Angela is located in Clive, Iowa and currently
works as an independent consultant with both schools and employers. She
explained the brain research that is the foundation for these literacy
strategies was first discussed in the literature five decades ago.
Angela divides these literacies into several important categories