This page contains articles, blog posts, readings, and videos related to the development of transliteracy skills.

ACTFLProficiencyGuidelines2012.JPG - Guidelines (updated in 2012) for speaking, writing, reading, and listening
BuildingComprehensionThroughPreDuringPostReading.JPG - An excellent article that contains tons of practical ideas for supporting students' comprehension in each of the three phases of reading.

NCLRCTheEssentialsOfLanguageTeaching.gif - Helpful modules designed to help language teachers learn to teach the 4 skills (including reading)





Arnzen, Michael. (2005, August). Shifting the paradigm: Transformative learning theory. Pedablogue. Retrieved February 19, 2009, from http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MikeArnzen/%20010220

Banaszewski, Tom. (2002, January/February). Digital storytelling finds its place in the classroom. MultiMedia Schools. Retrieved December 8, 2011, from
http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/jan02/banaszewski.htm

Escamilla, K. (1999). Teaching literacy in Spanish. In R. DeVillar & J. Tinajero (eds.). (2000). The Power of Two Languages. New York: McMillan/McGraw-Hill, 126-141. Retrieved July 24, 2014, from http://nepc.colorado.edu/files/Report_3.pdf

GarcĂ­a, Ofelia, Bartlett, Lesley, & Kleifgen, JoAnne. (2006). From biliteracy to pluriliteracies. Handbook of Applied Linguistics, 5. Retrieved July 24, 2014, from http://educacaobilingue.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/garcia-from-biliteracy-to-pluriliteracies.pdf

Leu Jr., Donald J., Kinzer, Charles K., Coiro, Julie, & Cammack, Dana W. (2004). Toward a theory of new literacies emerging from the Internet and other information and communication technologies. Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading, 5, 1570-1613. Retrieved December 15, 2007, from http://www.readingonline.org/newliteracies/leu/

Livingstone, Sonia. (2003). The changing nature and uses of media literacy. Media@ lse Electronic Working Papers, London School of Economics, 4. Retrieved May 30, 2008, from http://www.european-mediaculture.org/fileadmin/bibliothek/english/livingstone_changing_nature/livingstone_changing_nature.pdf

McCloud, Scott. (1993). Understanding comics: The invisible art. NY: HarperPerennial. ISBN 0-06-097625-X. (Chapter 8)

McLoughlin, C., & Krakowski, K. (2001). Technological tools for visual thinking: What does the research tell us? Retrieved April 30, 2005, fromhttp://auc.uow.edu.au/conf/conf01/downloads/AUC2001_McLoughlin_1.pdf

Porter, Bernajean. Digital storytelling across the curriculum: Finding content's deeper meaning. The Creative Educator, pp. 7-9. - Article outlines 21st Century skills developed by digital storytelling, then gives examples of several different types of stories students could create.

Porter, Bernajean. (2010, September/October). Where's the beef? Adding rigor to student digital products. Learning & Leading with Technology, pp. 14-17. Retrieved December 8, 2011, from http://digitales.us/sites/default/files/Wheres-the-Beef-ISTE.pdf

Sankey, Michael D. (2002). Considering visual literacy when designing instruction. e-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology, 5. Retrieved December 15, 2007, from http://www.usq.edu.au/users/sankey/Resources/article0602.pdf

Sherris, Arieh (Ari). (2008, September). Integrated content and language instruction. CAL Digests. Retrieved February 19, 2009, from http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/digest_pdfs/IntegratedDigestWeb.pdf

Thomas, Sue. (2008). Transliteracy and new media. In R. Adams, S. Gibson, & S. Muller Arisona (Eds.), Transdisciplinary Digital Art. Sound, Vision and the New Screen (pp. 101-109). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. Retrieved May 27, 2008, from http://www.springerlink.com/content/gp84gkg422g846uh/fulltext.pdf