Archive for the ‘Reading Assignment’ Category

Read about the Beginning Literacy Framework

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

In preparation for Karen’s visit on Tuesday read about her Beginning Literacy Framework .

Karen Erickson

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Dr. Karen Erickson is the director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies here at UNC. She will be talking to us next Tuesday. In preparation for that, check out her web site . The info and videos about Jake and Matthew are particularly relevant.

Person First Language

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Read about “Person First Language” and begin to use it in your posts and in our discussions. I don’t want to go overboard insisting on PC language but it is important to remember these are people we’re discussing.

Read: People First Language a commentary by Kathie Snow and The Language Used to Describe Individuals with Disabilities by John Folkins.