Toward a Theory of New Literacies Emerging From the Internet and Other Information and Communication Technologies

  title={Toward a Theory of New Literacies Emerging From the Internet and Other Information and Communication Technologies},
  author={Donald J. Leu and Charles K. Kinzer and Julie Coiro and Dana W. Cammack},
The essence of both reading and reading instruction is change. Reading a book changes us forever as we return from the worlds we inhabit during our reading journeys with new insights about our surroundings and ourselves. Teaching a student to read is also a transforming experience. It opens new windows to the world and creates a lifetime of opportunities. Change defines our work as both literacy educators and researchers — by teaching a student to read, we change the world. 
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