Hot TopicsSeptember 16, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Posted in Content Area Literacy | 8 Comments
…of the four “very hot” topics—adolescent literacy, comprehension, Response to Intervention, and core learning/literacy standards (those which at least 75% of respondents agree are receiving a great deal of attention), three topics were “very hot” in 2010 as well. Core learning/literacy standards is new to the list of the “very hot.”
The Association goes on to say that the purpose of the survey is to familiarize educators with the topics that are receiving attention and to encourage further investigation and research into those topics. Given your area of expertise, which topic do you feel is the most important? What outside research have you discovered in this area? What connections can you make between the topic and content area literacy?