Student Literacy Skills for Post-Secondary Success

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Student Literacy Skills for Post-Secondary Success. Texas Transition Conference 2013 Presented by Sharon Rutherford . literacy /lt()rsi/ noun : the ability to read and write . Oxford Dictionaries http :// oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/literacy. Literacy = Communication. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Student Literacy Skills for Post-Secondary Success</p> <p>Student Literacy Skills for Post-Secondary SuccessTexas Transition Conference 2013Presented by Sharon Rutherford ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas1</p> <p>Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas1literacy /lt()rsi/ noun: the ability to read and write ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas2Oxford Dictionaries http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/literacy Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas2Literacy = CommunicationESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas3Listening SpeakingReading Writing Essential Components of Reading InstructionESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas4National Early Literacy Panel (2005); National Reading Panel (2000)Module 2 (Oral &amp; Written Language)Presenter Notes 2009 Texas Education Agency4In summary, the National Early Literacy Panel Identified three major predictors of literacy learning which provide the foundation for the National Reading Panels fabulous five. Our interventions must support the development of the NELPs Thrilling Three: Oral Language, Alphabetic Code, and Print Knowledge/Concepts if we expect that students are going to eventually have success with the Fabulous Five areas of reading as they become conventional readers. </p> <p>Now lets consider a framework that supports the development of all of these abilities.</p> <p>CLICK THE MOUSE TO PROCEED TO THE NEXT SLIDE.Childrens Literature 1960 -2000Dick and JaneDr. SeussSesame StreetBeverly ClearyJudy BlumeWhere the Wild Things ArePolar ExpressHarry PotterThe Stinky Cheese ManDiary of a Wimpy KidESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas5Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas5Youth Literature 1960 -2000Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury)1984 (Orwell)Animal Farm (Orwell)Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare)Great Expectations (Dickens) Edgar Allen Poe</p> <p>Old Man and the Sea (Hemingway)Maya AngelouTo Kill a Mockingbird (Lee)The Hunger Games (Collins)Twilight (Meyer)The Hobbit (Tolkien)ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas6Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas6High School TextbooksESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas7Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas7Todays Literature and TextbooksESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas8iPadKindleNookeReadersStudent Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas8Literacy = CommunicationESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas9Listening SpeakingReading Writing How we teach writingESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas10Organization/ ProgressionUse of Language/ ConventionsDevelopment of IdeasThe Writing ProcessHow students writeESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas11ComputerFacebookTwitterLaptopTextingEmailSkypeQR codesStudent Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas11Who are todays students?Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas12The Mindset List for the Class of 2016This years entering college class of 2016 [most of them born in 1994] was born into cyberspace and they have therefore measured their output in the fundamental particles of life: bits, bytes, and bauds. They have come to political consciousness during a time of increasing doubts about Americas future, and are entering college bombarded by questions about jobs and the value of a college degree. </p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas13Beloit College, The Mindset List http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/2016/ Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas13Who are todays students?They have always lived in cyberspace, addicted to a new generation of electronic narcotics and they watch television everywhere but on a television.They have never needed an actual airline ticket, a set of bound encyclopedias, or Romper Room. They have lived in an era of instant stardom and self-proclaimed celebrities, famous for being famous.History has always had its own channel.ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas14Beloit College, The Mindset List http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/2016/ Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas14Who are todays students?Since they've been born, the United States has measured progress by a 2% jump in unemployment and a 16 cent rise in the price of a first class postage stamp.Despite being preferred urban gathering places, two-thirds of the independent bookstores in the United States have closed for good during their lifetimes.They are probably the most tribal generation in history and they despise being separated from contact with friends.ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas15Beloit College, The Mindset List http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/2016/ Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas15Skills for Workplace SuccessESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas16Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas16SCANS 1990Secretarys Commission on Achieving Necessary SkillsESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas17Today, it is not just about literacy, but, "learning literacy, </p> <p>not just about literacy skills, but, "literacy habits, </p> <p>not just about lifelong learning, but, it is a "learning lifestyle.David Warlick, Literacy &amp; Learning in the 21st Century http://davidwarlick.com/wordpress/ ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas1818ESC Region XI, Fort Worth, TexasStudent Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessDefining Literacy (2003) Part INational Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)Task-based (conceptual) definitionLiteracy is the ability to use printed and written information to function in society, to achieve one's goals, and to develop one's knowledge and potential.ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas19National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) http://nces.ed.gov/naal/fr_definition.asp Search, comprehend, and use information Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas19Literacy TasksNational Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)Prose tasksSearch, comprehend, and use information from continuous texts such as news articles and instructional materialsDocument tasksSearch, comprehend, and use information from non-continuous texts such as job applications, maps, and food labelsQuantitative tasksIdentify and perform computations using numbers embedded in printed materials </p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas20National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) http://nces.ed.gov/naal/fr_definition.asp Prose tasksrequire the ability to search, comprehend, and use information from continuous texts such as news articles and instructional materials.Examples of prose tasks include locating information from a newspaper article, comparing different points of views in editorials, and interpreting the theme of a poem.Document tasksrequire the ability to search, comprehend, and use information from noncontinuous texts such as job applications, maps, and food labels. Examples of document tasks include using a schedule to select a train, filling out appropriate information on a form, and locating a street on a map.Quantitative tasks require the ability to identify and perform computations using numbers embedded in printed materials.Examples of document tasks include balancing a checkbook, completing an order form, and calculating the interest on a loan.Prose literacy is defined by NAAL as the knowledge and skills needed to search, comprehend, and use information from continuoustexts. [NAAL also surveyed literacy proficiency according to two other measures: document literacy (the ability to search, comprehend,and use information from noncontinuous texts in various formats), and quantitative literacy (the ability to identify and performcomputations, either alone or sequentially, using numbers embedded in printed materials).]Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas20Defining Literacy (2003) Part IINational Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)Skills-based (operational) definitionSuccessful use of printed material is a product of two classes of skills: word-level reading skills and higher level literacy skillsESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas21Text search skillsInferential skillsBasic reading skillsApplication skillsLanguage skills Computation identification skillsComputation performance skills</p> <p>National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) http://nces.ed.gov/naal/fr_definition.asp Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas21Literacy can be thought of as a currency in this society. Just as adults with little money have difficulty meeting their basic needs, those with limited literacy skills are likely to find it more challenging to pursue their goals.ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas22Adult Literacy in America (NCES) How do we respond as educators?Focus our attention on building literacy skills from the beginning of a childs educational experienceESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas23Post-HSReading to LearnPreK124567891011123Learning to ReadHow do we respond as educators?ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas24For a student in elementary or middle school, the ARD committee understands that instructional and assessment decisions made now may impact a students graduation options when he or she is in high school.STAAR Modified/Alternate Participation Requirements Ensure that instructional and assessment decisions at the early grades consider the impact on student expectations and opportunities for the future. How do we respond as educators?ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas25Modified coursework results in the student graduating on the Minimum High School Program (MHSP). Students who graduate on the MHSP are not eligible for automatic admission into a Texas four-year university.STAAR Modified/Alternate Participation Requirements Ensure that instructional and assessment decisions in high school do not compromise the students access to future educational opportunitiesHow do we respond as educators?Know and understand the educational standards for Texas studentsESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas26TEA, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148 Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas26How do we respond as educators?ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas27Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas27How do we respond as educators?ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas28Know what is assessed on the STAAR assessmentsReadiness Standards vs. Supporting StandardsProcess SkillsComprehension skills (TEKS Figure 19)Genres of printed textLiterary genres (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama)Informational genres (expository, persuasive, procedural)Media literacy </p> <p>Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas28How do we respond as educators?Prepare students to take ownership of their own education and future successStart transition planning as early as possible to help studentsDevelop self-determination skillsDevelop self-advocacy skillsDevelop disability awareness ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas29Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas29How do we respond as educators?Involve students in the development of the IEPWork with students to develop attainable yet challenging goals for now and in the futureEnsure that students know how their interests, preferences, strengths, and limitations impact their post-secondary goals and expectations</p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas30Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas30How do we respond as educators?Involve students in determining the types of supports and accommodations they need to be successful in multiple environments, including the use of assistive technologyTeach students how to use technology as a tool for learning and working Teach students to use information and resources with integrity and fidelity </p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas31Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas31How do we respond as educators?Help students plan a course of study designed to build knowledge and skills for the 21st Century workplaceProvide high school experiences that relate directly to the students vision and goals for the futureHelp the student make connections to services after high school that will allow maximum access to post-secondary education and employmentESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas32Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas32Continue to develop conventional literacy and communication skills, andESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas33Listening(Receptive) Speaking (Expressive)Reading Writing Develop the skills needed to search, comprehend, and use information</p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas34Today's workplace demands more than competency in the three R's. Employers want a new kind of employee with a broad set of skills, or at least a strong foundation in the basics, in order to facilitate learning on the job.</p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas35Geralyn McClure Franklin, Stephen F. Austin State UniversityThank you for your participation today!Sharon RutherfordESC Region XIFort Worth, Texassrutherford@esc11.net817-740-7574</p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas36For more information about transition planning in Texas, visit the Transition in Texas website www.transitionintexas.org </p> <p>References and ResourcesNational Center for Education Statistics (NCES) A First Look at the Literacy of Americas Adults in the 21st Century http://nces.ed.gov/NAAL/PDF/2006470.PDF Education Statistics Quarterly-Vol. 7 Issues 1&amp;2 http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006614 Adult Literacy in America http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=93275 ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas37Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas37References and ResourcesTexas Workforce Commission, Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI)Texas Reality Check http://www.texasrealitycheck.com/ Workplace Basic Skills: Employer Demands and Worker Preparation http://www.lmci.state.tx.us/shared/PDFs/BYN-2009-web.pdf </p> <p>ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas38Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas38References and ResourcesNational Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD) Workforce Development http://www.ncwd-youth.info/workforce-development Literacy and Learning for the 21st Century, David Warlick, 2009 http://davidwarlick.com/colearners/?page_id=198 Basic Skills Deficiencies at Work: Perceptions of Small and Large Employers; Geralyn McClure Franklin, Stephen F. Austin State University http://www.sbaer.uca.edu/research/sbida/1993/PDF/03.pdf ESC Region XI Fort Worth, Texas39Student Literacy Skills for Postsecondary SuccessESC Region XI, Fort Worth, Texas39Refere...</p>

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