Literacy, defined most simply, is "the ability to read and write". Increasingly, we’ve come to find this simple definition of literacy to be inadequate, incomplete. It fails, for example, to convey the power — economic, political, social, and cultural — that comes with literacy (or the lack of power that accompanies illiteracy).
In "Rethinking the Definition of Literacy" we examine:
About the Author
Audrey has written for The Atlantic, Edutopia, MindShift, Fast Company, Inside Higher Ed, The School Library Journal, O’Reilly Radar, ReadWriteWeb, and The Huffington Post, in addition to her own blog Hack Education. Audrey is a recipient of a Spencer Education Journalism Fellowship at Columbia University for the 2017-2018 academic year.