Sunday, March 2, 2008

KVS: Invitations


Van Sluys, K. (2005). What If and Why? Literacy Invitations for Multilingual
Portsmouth: Heinemann.

Properties of Critical Invitations (pg. 5-6)
  1. Occur in social learning environments
  2. Focus on making meaning around one experience
  3. Welcome varied experiences, languages, and resources
  4. Represent our best current understandings
  5. Embrace opportunities to use multiple ways of knowing to construct and contest meaning
  6. Value alternative responses
  7. Promote the social aspects of learning by taking up issues in students' lives and placing inquiries within social contexts
  8. Encourage practices that reach across all dimensions of critical literacy
  9. Invite further inquiry

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