Do you hear and
see a lot of literacy jargon and wonder what it really means? What are
"basic skills," after all, and how can a person be "biliterate"?
Our friends at Western
Pacific LINCS have come to the rescue with an extensive online
Here is a sample:
an educational program that relies on performance assessment to
determine its effectiveness.
reading to learn
the use of reading skills to acquire knowledge, broaden understandings,
and develop appreciations
And, just for your
reference, many tutors are working with learners on their way to biliteracy,
that is, being literate in two languages.