Disciplinary Literacy: Why It Matters and What We Should Do About It

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  • Selected Literacy Topics: Content Area Literacies, Reading, Writing
  • File Type: Video
  • Elizabeth Birr Moje, coming from a background as a history and science teacher, discusses disciplinary literacy. This hour-long keynote presentation, rich with strategies that can be applied in the K-12 classroom, took place during the March 2010 National Reading Initiative Conference in New Orleans.  The slide deck for this presentation and additional resources from and about Moje’s work can be found on the National Writing Project’s website.

     

    Access to this resource has been provided by the National Writing Project, an NCLE Stakeholder Organization.

     

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    Elizabeth Birr Moje discusses disciplinary literacy

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