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Final - What is Literacy and Numeracy in the 21st Century?

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Mariah Beathe

on 26 November 2014

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Transcript of Final - What is Literacy and Numeracy in the 21st Century?

"Knowledge Economy"
A Changed World
"the common job redefined"
What is Literacy and Numeracy in the 21st Century ?
What do we already know ?
"the ability to read and write"
"competence or
knowledge in a
specified area"
"Literacy encompasses the knowledge and skills students need to access, understand, analyse and evaluate information, make meaning, express thoughts and emotions, present ideas and opinions, interact with others and participate in activities at school and in their lives beyond school" (ACARA 2014).

"Literacy is the ability to read, write, design, speak and listen in a way that allows us to communicate effectively and make sense of the world" (DETE n.d.).
"The ability to understand and work with numbers"
"Numeracy involves students in recognising and understanding the role of mathematics in the world and having the dispositions and capacities to use mathematical knowledge and skills purposefully" (ACARA, 2014).
"To be numerate is to confidently and effectively use mathematics to meet the every day demands of life" (DETE 2014).
New Processes
Modern Work Force...
Literacy and Numeracy is not so basic ...
Falling Short
What connections
can we see?

Fun Fact:
Fun Fact #2
Sometimes Misunderstood
At the centre of this change phenomenon is...

How do you feel about this?
We know better
We now know that you learn differently because you have evolved differently
You are a generation which welcomes diversity and change.

You understand that life is a gift which will eventually cease and therefore, appreciate the opportunity to create your own destiny within the world.
You are environmentally conscious
You have a strong sense of social justice

You are not afraid to voice your opinions
You understand that you have some control over the future, through the choices you make
Why is Literacy and Numeracy important?
for example...
"School subjects provide the context for learning"
Thank you for your time ...
Mariah Beathe s0232405
Bachelor Learning Management - Secondary
EDVT 12015 Adolescents and Adult Literacy
Assessment Task One: Design a Resource
(Lynch & Knight 2010, p.1)
(Lynch & Knight 2010, p.1-2)
(Buchanan etal., 2012)
(ACER, 2013)
Buchanan etal., 2012)
(DETE n.d.)
(Albert Education, 2011)
Investigate: Is the "Stolen Generation" a Myth?
Examine a range of perspectives and develop empathy
lyse sources, evaluate and organise information..
Match the terms with their correct definition
Use this as a checklist to ensure you include all the appropriate terminology in your response.
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