Posts tagged literacy

environmental litercy

July 18, 2012, 12:04 a.m. earth day , environment , literacy

Reading for the Earth daya dissanayake Reading for the Earth is a campaign launched by the Earth Day Network to help increase environmental literacy among young readers. "I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues...Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get b ...

literate chauvinism

May 23, 2012, 1:54 a.m. chauvinism , literacy

literate chauvinism daya dissanayake "The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read", wrote Mark Twain. Yet the man who can read but does not, considers himself superior to someone who cannot read. That is Literate Chauvinism, which extends to Linguistic Chauvinism, when "m ...