From My Garden: A Systems Thinking Approach to Online Reading Instruction

I’ve been an appreciative contributor to the Technology in Literacies Education Special Interest Group at the International Literacy Association for a couple of years now. Here’s a link to my latest post — a reflection on how we might approach online literacies instruction in ways that are inspired by systems thinking.

I’ve included a few photos that I took of the garden while I was contemplating the connections between the work I do as a teacher and scholar of online reading, and the ecological systems that enable flowers to bloom. Complex systems, ecology, interactions — how can these images help us to consider online reading instruction that allows complex learned behaviours to emerge?


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