REA 550 GCU Multiple Literacies Professional Development Proposal

Developing instruction and resources that address multiple literacies optimizes students’ academic performance and creates a technologically supportive learning environment for all students. As the reading/literacy specialist, you may be asked to help promote and facilitate the use of multiple literacies such as visual literacy, textual literacy, digital literacy, and technological literacy in your department, school, or district.

Develop a 500-750 word proposal for professional development that explains and promotes the use of multiple literacies to submit to the administration.

Address the following in your proposal:

  • Identify the standards appropriate for your grade level that this professional development would support.
  • Describe how multiple literacies support reading and writing instruction for all students.
  • Include ways to incorporate visual literacy, textual literacy, digital literacy, and technological literacy in the classroom.
  • Explain the appropriate use of multiple literacies as assessments.

Support your proposal with 3-5 scholarly resources.I