Building internationally literate communities

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by Katie Day and Barb Philip, September 2010, IASL/SLAQ Conference, Brisbane

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Building internationally literate communities

  1. 1. “ Our education cannot be complete until we have had conversations with every continent and every civilization.” Theodore Zeldin
  2. 2. http://www.kidsglobal read.com
  3. 3. Building Internationally Literate Communities <ul><li>Barbara Philip & Katie Day </li></ul><ul><li>SLAQ / IASL 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity Challenge Resilience SCHOOL LIBRARIES IN ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>September 28, 2010 </li></ul>http://www.kidsglobal read.com
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  7. 7. Red Dot Awards - 2009 http://www.kidsglobal read.com
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  10. 10. Being Internationally Literate can be defined as the ability to “read” other cultures whether in person, or via text http://www.kidsglobal read.com
  11. 11. Chimamanda Adichie http://www.kidsglobal read.com
  12. 12. The Danger of the Single Story http://www.kidsglobal read.com
  13. 14. What is empathy? http://www.kidsglobal read.com
  14. 15. <ul><li>The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) </li></ul>http://www.kidsglobal read.com
  15. 16. “ Children need books that are mirrors and books that are windows” Jella Lepman
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  17. 18. Types of Cultural Books http://www.kidsglobal read.com
  18. 19. Multi-cultural Literature http://www.kidsglobal read.com
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  20. 21. Inter-cultural Literature http://www.kidsglobal read.com
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  22. 25. Cross-cultural Literature http://www.kidsglobal read.com
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  24. 27. Single-culture Literature
  25. 29. Trans-cultural Literature
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  27. 31. Relevance and Appeal to the Reader http://www.kidsglobal read.com
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  32. 36. Cultural Content and Accessibility to the Reader
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  39. 44. <ul><li>Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Authenticity </li></ul><ul><li>Availability </li></ul>http://www.kidsglobal read.com
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  44. 51. The best way to build internationally literate communities is to work on becoming more internationally literate ourselves, individually and as networks, then spreading the resources and opportunities to read more widely to our students, teachers, and parents.  
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