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“. . . effective learning experiences will be increasingly dependent on social learning strategies and the ability of a teacher to orchestrate literacy learning opportunities between and among students who know different new literacies. This will distribute knowledge about literacy throughout the classroom . . . . This social learning ability may not come naturally to all students, however, and many will need to be supported in learning how to learn about literacy from one another” (Labbo, 1996; Labbo & Kuhn, 1998)" (Donald J. Leu, et. al, p. 1597).


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LOOK: What literacies are involved?

Code Blue (6th Grade) [Information Literacy]
http://codeblue.wikispaces.com/



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PLAY: Why might this matter to students?


Create your own wiki using one of the following sites:

PBWiki
http://pbwiki.com


OR

Pikiwiki
http://pikiwiki.com/ews/index.jsp

OR

Wikispaces
http://wikispaces.com



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LEARN: How does it work?


Wikispaces Help
http://www.wikispaces.com/help index

Copyright & Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
http://www.techlearning.com/techlearning/pdf/db_area/archives/TL/2002/10/copyright_chart.pdf