By: Ferreiro, Emilia; Fried, Mark [Translator]
Groundwood Books: 2003-08-29
Seller ID: M2-828w
Every period and every historical circumstance has given new meaning to the verbs to read and to write. New technologies are introducing profound and rapid change in the ways in which we communicate and receive information. They require greater flexibility in the way we use written language. Whereas poor countries have not overcome illiteracy, rich countries are finding that a basic education does not guarantee the creation of fully functional readers. While some of us are fluent in the language of hypertext, email and the virtual pages of non-existent books, there are others who have not mast... View More...