Seeding Conversations


Pre-Task - Warming up for Dialogues
  • Complete 2-3 of the information sources below
  • What did you hear? learn? What do you think?
  • What is your reflection of ideas and concepts for EACH resource previewed?
    • What are the fears, hopes, challenges and possibilities from this information shared?
    • How do the ideas/concepts shared map (POSITIVE) with Literacy for Life goals?
    • How do the ideas/concepts shared contradict (NEGATIVE) Literacy for Life goals?

Take the challenge of gathering information from more than one medium!
Reading #1 - Books and Literacy Redefined





Reading #2 - Research on Texting and Blogging Impact on Reading/Writing.

National Literacy Trust Research
Website #1 - Reading/Writing with Social Media

• FanFiction @
http://www.fanfiction.net/book/

• Blogging Questions w/ Author Sue Monk @
http://bit.ly/18Ig6H

• FaceBook for Great Gatsby @
http://slidesha.re/dXwCtD

• TwitterPoetry @
http://bit.ly/14voJZ
Video #1 - Games vs Books

If Games Had Come
Before Books? View @
http://bit.ly/vxDzfb
Website #2 w/ video - Participatory Authors

The Amanda Project w/
Publishers HarperTeen @
http://bit.ly/2TbQLs
Video #2- Ruined or NOT

Communication Through the Ages

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