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Digital Literacy

By: Linda Corbett, CALT Computers and new technologies have provided an entirely new medium and context for thinking about literacy. Literacy development continues to evolve, change, and be redefined. We must include additional literacy skills training to prepare our children for ...
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Words, Words, Words: More Important Than You Might Think

By: Suzanne Carreker Words are fascinating! Mellifluous cascades off the tongue like smooth honey flowing from a jar. Obstreperous, with its plosive consonants, is a noisy word to pronounce. Jubilation is a delight to the ear. Apart from their resonance, ...
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By: Linda Corbett, Megan Davis, and Catherine Scott In the dictionary, literacy is defined as “the ability to read or write,” or, “the quality or state of being literate.” But is defining literacy really that simple? The Workforce Investment Act ...
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AppSense: Kindergarten Readiness

by Linda Corbett, CALT You have a kindergarten student or child and you're curious about something. How do you know if he or she is on target and progressing academically during the course of the Kindergarten year; and how will you ...

Neuhaus Newsletter-Fall 2014

Featured Articles: Literacy; Words, Words Words; Digital Literacy; Early Childhood Program; Adult Literacy; Family Support; SMU; Literacy Leaders

Helping Students Find Their Voice: Start Blogging

by Linda Corbett, CALT Think about when you were in school. You wrote a paper or an essay and spent an enormous amount of time on it. You poured hours and hours into your thoughts and reflections. But who read it? ...
Author: Linda Corbett

Interactive White Board Resources

What’s an interactive white board (IWB)? IWBs are to SMART Boards®, Promethean ActivBoards, and other brands, what facial tissue is to Kleenex®—the generic term to describe the broad category into which a widely-recognized brand name fits. Not all IWBs are ...
Author: Jennifer Schmidt
Category: digital literacy

When Life Gives You Lemons…Go to Neuhaus

My being able to spell a word five different ways made my teachers at Rice University think that I was lazy, but one of them thought that it might not be entirely my fault. Once I was introduced me to ...

Is She Ready?

Every parent who has ever had to say goodbye to their baby, after the drop off at college, has probably asked themselves a version of “Is she ready?”

College and Career Readiness

The jobs of yesterday that provided a middle-class income or better with only a high-school diploma are gone. Economic productivity requires knowledge and skills beyond that initial diploma. Hence, the topic of “College and Career Readiness”