Literacy is the ability to listen, view, communicate, represent and evaluate knowledge in many ways. (Literacy Now)
Literacy is essential, and it is our responsibility to ensure that every learner develops to his/her potential.
- Comprehend and respond to oral and written language critically, creatively, and articulately
- Communicate ideas, information, and feelings, critically, creatively, and articulately, using various media
- Think critically and creatively, and reflect on and articulate their thinking and learning
- Develop a continuously increasing understanding of self and others
(K-12 Integrated Resource Package, 2006/2007)