"Research shows that when schools create explicit spaces for students and teachers to discuss the overlap and the differences among disciplinary literacies, teachers become more effective, and students develop new ways of representing and generating knowledge."
(From the Literacies of Disciplines: An NCTE Policy Research Brief)
NCTE offers several titles on content literacy for educators across the K-12 levels. Many books are also ideal for use in teacher education programs.
On Demand Web seminars on content area literacy include:
These Policy Research Briefs offer updates on research with implications for policy decisions that affect the teaching and learning in the content areas:
ReadWriteThink.org offers several strategy guides on Reading in the Content Areas, where readers can get information and ideas about teaching reading in the different content areas. Two topics covered are “Preparing Students for Success with Reading in the Content Areas” (M-S) and “Supporting Student Comprehension in Content Area Reading” (M-S).
NCTE members enjoy online access to ALL journals published more than two years ago! Search to find articles on content literacy and share with your teaching team.