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Literacy 2.0: Closing the Literacy Achievement Gap Through Culturally Responsive Instruction

Bill Harvey with Kathy Au

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Increasingly, teachers today are working with children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Classrooms that do not acknowledge cultural differences contribute to the literacy achievement gap. This segment presents specific strategies and techniques to help teachers provide more culturally responsive instruction.

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Literacy 2.0 Rethinking Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the Digital Age

Bill Harvey with Peter Johnston

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Peter Johnston makes a compelling case for the notion that the world has so fundamentally changed that the meaning of literacy has to be redefined. Peter discusses a new initiative to rethink what literacy means today along with new standards for measuring it.

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