Fostering Literacies: Exemplar D1

Standard: Fostering Literacies to Empower Life-Long Learners

Theme: Critical Literacy

Growth Phase: Emerging

Growth Indicator: Students bring personal experiences and understanding to information and media by making text to text to self, and world connections.

See It In Action




A learning commons teacher in an elementary school, Calgary, Alberta, builds a book on meaning in students’ daily lives/routines with kindergarten students and publishes it on iPhoto.

MacKenzie, Mike. (2013b). The best part of me! Area 3 Learning Commons.