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Proposal accepted 18th European Conference on Reading

Proposal accepted 18th European Conference on Reading

Just received acceptance of my proposal to do a workshop at the 18th European Conference on Reading Jönköping, Sweden, 6-9 August 2013  ” On behalf of the Coordinating Committee of the 18th European Conference on Reading, we are very pleased to inform you that your proposal has been accepted. Type of presentation: Workshop”. One of the key note speakers will be Donald Leu. Very happy with that. Hope to be able to talk with one of the founding fathers of research on online…

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Is Online Reading Comprehension a different ball game?

Is Online Reading Comprehension a different ball game?

Recently I was invited by Victoria Risko, current President of the International Reading Association, to contribute, as a guest blogger, to her Presidential Blog. She was very interested in what I had to say, as a teacher and researcher, about Digital Literacy or Online Reading Comprehension. My blog post came online on April, 4. You can read it online or you can read it here. Looking forward to you comments. Is Online Reading Comprehension a different ballgame? Challenges for language…

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“Come, let us go down and confound their speech”

“Come, let us go down and confound their speech”

The last decade the world changed considerably. Very important changes are the digitalisation of information and the use of internet. This is a big challenge for education. In the media we read that we have to implement 21st century skills in our classrooms or improve the digital literacy of our students en ourselves. The EU, OESO, UNESCO, Pisa, White House tell us that. So it must be important. But we know that educational change doesn’t happen overnight. And a teacher…

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